Supply chains are running at full steam, despite many obstacles; rising transportation costs, sourcing shifts, retaliatory tariffs, demanding consumers, and other challenges will define 2019 for global trade. What do you predict in the year ahead? How do you plan to prepare?
Amber Road consulted with top industry experts to make some predictions for the year ahead, including:
A shift away from the "China plus one" sourcing strategy - or not
Increasing freight rates, transportation capacity struggles, and supply chain labor shortage issues
Continued volatility in global trade policy
The compelling need for an agile, digital supply chain control tower to combat it all