The boxer Mike Tyson famously said, “Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth.” Similarly, everyone has a great supply chain plan until exceptions and disruptions occur — and then you have to adjust that plan or come up with a new one. That’s easier said than done, because, historically, there’s been a disconnect between supply chain planning and execution. What are the main hurdles companies face in overcoming this disconnect? Why is breaking down these functional silos so important? And how are advancements in technology helping? Those are some of the key questions that Janice Lucas, Sr. Director, Supply Chain at Badcock Home Furniture &more, and Vijay Natarajan, VP, Business Consulting, Supply Chain Execution at Kinaxis, discuss in this Talking Logistics episode.
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