5 WAYS to Getting the Supply Chain in Sync - Part II

| March 15, 2017

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When business people talk about supplier management, they refer to the systems, technology, and procedures that connect a supplier to a customer. An efficient and performing supply chain helps a business save money, thanks to faster client deliveries, shorter factory processing times, and better inventory management.

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