In a previous blog post, I re-introduced the notion of mass customization in the supply chain and discussed the impact on the supply base and then procurement itself – including a redesign of the needed resources (i.e., services and IT systems) underneath. In this post, I will dive a little deeper into the various mechanics of this and some real-life examples. There are a number of drivers of mass customization, and these include a “culture of me,” glocalization, and mobile platforms. Read on for the explanations of these drivers, as well as for what all this means to procurement.
The Impact of Mass Customized Supply Chains on the Supply Base – and Procurement [Plus+]
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