2017 has been a year of great disruption in global trade, and Amber Road and AAEI’s survey on sourcing, trade and e-commerce highlights just that. To respond to these market forces, companies need to re-engineer processes and supporting systems to achieve a totally new level of agility.
This digital white paper identifies the primary challenges and strategies to proactively prepare. Main highlights include:
e-Commerce continues to wipe out brick and mortar stores resulting in an upsurge of online sales
Challenges in today's global supply chain, including speed-to-market, disruptions, and utilization of FTAs
Sourcing establishes itself at the core of global supply chains
Top concerns for 2018 include supplier risk, regulatory risk, lack of staffing, and transportation costs