Out Of The Shadows: Why Supply Chain Strategy Should Be At Top Of The Corporate Agenda
Source: Deloitte Development
Some Aerospace & Defense (A&D) executives worry that today's global business environment of high demand with high levels of complexity is moving too fast for their supply chains to keep pace. We actually believe that velocity at low costs with flexibility is increasingly what customers want. Are the risks of underperformance real? They are indeed. Costs and inventories are growing. Service levels are either lagging or not meeting customer expectations for emergency response and flexibility. Lead times are increasing as capacity is utilized. Shortages are becoming more prevalent. In summary, products are not making it to customers on time or on budget.