Collaboration took on a whole new meaning in the last two and a half years as disruption and uncertainty plagued day-to-day supply chain operations. As a result, a lot of relationships became antagonistic or were at least conducted at arm’s length rather than being collaborative.
However, businesses can no longer treat supply chain collaboration as a ‘nice to have.’ At a time of heightened market volatility, it is an inevitable business strategy. Businesses that are unable to work effectively with partners to keep up with the demands of the current market will be at a distinct disadvantage as supply chains continue to evolve.
Although some businesses work collaboratively with their trading partners, many remain unsure of what the concept of collaboration really entails and how to be effective, collaborative partners. We have written this eBook to explain.