Even with those few examples, we can already spin off hundreds of combinations that can increase or decrease potential risk, making it extremely difficult to digest and incorporate relevant information into daily decisions. Combine that type of variability with scale, and you’ve got something that feels nearly impossible to manage in a consistent, sensible manner.
How does a supply chain professional manage a business in the face of such variability? Collaboration with clients to develop practices that tackle large-scale, complex challenges. Organizational systems framework increases visibility and accountability, while driving improvement and accounting for stakeholder needs. When combined with the internal data and external intelligence our solutions offer, it makes the infinite combination of variables much less daunting.