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Supply Chain Brief: U.S. Businesses Consider Supply Chain Ramifications of Policy Changes as New Administration Takes Office

Published: 20 January 2017

ID: G00324398

Analyst(s): Miguel Cossio , John Johnson , Kamala Raman , William McNeill


With the inauguration of Donald Trump as president of the United States, businesses are evaluating how potential policy changes may impact supply chain operations. For example, a shift in policy concerning globalization could affect procurement, trade and network design.

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What You Need to Know


  • Potential Impact on Global Trade Management
  • Potential Impact on Sourcing Policy
  • Potential Impact on Manufacturing
  • Potential Impact on Brand Protection

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