Supply Chain Resilience has never had more urgency after crippling supply shortages in 2020. With unprecedented disruption and uncertainty, SCR is now a critical board-level issue — especially for industries using “Just-In-Time” approaches.
To become more resilient, JIT/lean supply chain practitioners need to move in one of two directions: Embrace collaboration and true inventory visibility or move away from JIT/lean and carry more inventory. But what is the most efficient way to address these pain points? Can JIT and SCR fundamentally work in harmony?