Kouvelis: Flexibility is Best Defense Against Risky Supply Chain Dynamics

Markham, Dan
February 2011
Metal Center News;Feb2011, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p2
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the ideas of educator Panos Kouvelis concerning risky supply chains which reportedly plagues metal service center executives in the U.S. It states that supply chains are riskier due to the economic crisis, and for Kouvelis, flexibility is the key to its success. It adds that Kouvelis stressed the importance of reducing complexity, increasing visibility, and collaborating with each member of the supply chain.


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