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Tips for managing supply chain risk from Global Supply Chain Solutions

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For those of you that missed it, Arena premiere partner Global Supply Chain Solutions hosted a webinar last week that discussed best practices for managing your supply chain through periods of global uncertainty.

Some highlights from the presentation:

  • Suggestions for managing common manufacturing challenges including: rapid development cycles, critical sole-sourced components, aggressive unit cost objectives, lengthening lead times, shorter component life cycles and supply chain disruptions and uncertainty

  • Tips for developing and leveraging comprehensive product definitions, change management strategies and collaboration tools that can save time and prevent wasted time down the road

  • Tips for creating well-managed BOMs that help you better understand your business, analyze potential blind spots and reduce lead time risk

About GSCS

Founded in 2000, Global Supply Chain Solutions (GSCS) delivers solutions to improve flexibility, speed to market and profitability through greater control of materials. GSCS offers Managed Materials, Turnkey and Product Data Management solutions to support organizations at each stage of the product lifecycle—early production, fast growth and high volume production.

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Alex Gammelgard

Alex managed social media marketing and communications at Arena from 2011 to 2012. Although coming in fresh to the manufacturing industry, Alex is married to an engineer and is well ...

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