A Supply Chain “Immune System”​

A supply chain is an organization composed of many different individual companies that each have their own businesses yet all work together to make and deliver products to different markets and customers. It’s one thing to talk about securing the operations of a single company, but what about a whole group of companies? How do we provide security – both cyber and physical – to a whole supply chain?

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Key Supply Chain Practices from Wal-Mart

Sam Walton decided to build a company that would serve a mass market and compete on the basis of price.  He did this by creating one of the world’s most efficient supply chains.  The structure and operations of this company have been defined by the need to lower its costs and increase its productivity so that it could pass these savings on to its customers in the form of lower prices. Continue reading