In its seventh annual Supply Chain Management Priorities and Challenges research, APQC asked supply chain professionals about their expectations and trends for the year ahead. With input from 455 participants representing more than 23 industries, APQC evaluated:
- how supply chains performed in 2020,
- changes and trends impacting supply chains,
- the biggest obstacles to improvement, and
- focus areas and priorities for supply chains in 2021.
Region is a key factor in supply chain management. Supply chain professionals must manage different challenges, regulations, and complexities based on where they operate. In this article, you will learn how responses varied among professionals based in Europe, Asia/Pacific, and the Americas.