How are global companies protecting their supply chains from disruptions caused by terrorist acts, natural disasters and energy shortages? A new study by The Manufacturing Institute and Stanford University to be released Aug. 1 quantifies and confirms for the first time the substantial collateral benefits experienced by 14 major manufacturers and logistics providers that are considered innovators in supply chain security. The study was conducted for The Manufacturing Institute, the research and education arm of the National Association of Manufacturers, for its “Manufacturing Innovation” series of ground-breaking reports.
For more information on this survey-based report, check back here on August 1 for a summary and a link to the report. We’ll be interested in your comments and feedback on it, right here on the best business blog around.