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The Agile Supply Chain Imperative: How to Launch New Products Faster and More Seamlessly

Published: 28 June 2019

ID: G00381937

Analyst(s): Pierfrancesco Manenti, Janet Suleski

Summary

“Agile” has become a hot topic among supply chain executives in recent years, but it’s only now that two different kinds of agility are being recognized: agility in supply chain planning and execution, and agility in product design and development. With that comes the realization that these two forms must be closely orchestrated to deliver results. If they are not, then companies struggle to meet one of the most sought-after benefits from both kinds of agility: faster speed to market.

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