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Increases to end-to-end supply chain lead times, which have become commonplace over the past two years, have a nasty sting in their tails.

It’s all in the timing

Regular readers of my columns may recall one particular article a while ago which happened to earn the ire of Maersk (whom I didn’t deliberately set out to antagonise, but actually took as a compliment). The point was that it is a logical decision in supply chain management 101 to increase inventory holdings ...

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