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Supply Chain Management: What You Don’t See Can Hurt You


December 19, 2013

This white paper details how to anticipate and mitigate the risks of potential supply chain disruptions.

Using five out-of-the-ordinary scenarios, it describes what can be done to prepare for disruptions in advance when possible or how to mitigate their effects after the event if necessary.

The white paper also explains how supply-chain logistics heavyweight UPS can help companies Anticipate, Flex, Compete and Sustain in today’s competitive marketplace.

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