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Supply Chain Brief: Limited Supply Chain Span of Control Complicates Improvement in the Life Science Industry

Published: 13 February 2017

ID: G00322533

Analyst(s): Stephen Meyer


Recent surveys show that the span of control of life science supply chain organizations is limited, making supply chain initiatives like maturity improvements more challenging. Supply chain leaders can use this research to ensure they adopt the correct strategies to make their projects successful.

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What You Need to Know


  • Supply Chain Organizations in Life Sciences Have a Limited Span of Control
  • A Limited Span of Control Requires Supply Chain Leaders to Be More Creative and Be Better Marketers
  • A Practical Example

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