by Neal Rothchild, International Sales Manager
A global supply chain is the process that facilitates the flow of raw materials and finished goods from one point on the map to another. This includes supplier product of inventory planning, availability, transportation, and total spend. Sounds straightforward, but it’s not always simple.
Foreign governments, regulatory agencies, and world events greatly influence the flow of the global supply chain. Supply and demand also plays a pivotal role. Most recently, tariffs, trade agreements and now pandemics, are dominating the world of global trade.
These factors, as we are now seeing in real-time, are having consequence in supply chain performance. Fortunately, professional global supply chain management specialists are available to help supply chains of any scope and size overcome these challenges.
In this article, we’re looking at the benefits of working with a dedicated global supply chain management specialist for your international logistics and transportation needs.