SOURCE: Supply Chain Digital

Supply Chain Digital

April 25, 2012 13:08 ET

Getting the Job Done Despite the Risk, in Supply Chain Digital

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - Apr 25, 2012) - Although supply chain officers are starting to crop up in the boardroom, they've usually been the behind-the-scenes types -- you know, the bean-counters making sure everything gets everywhere so everyone can have everything they want. It's not a small job, and it's usually not a very glamorous one either.

And yet, with natural disasters causing major disruptions in the global supply chain and markets rollicking as a result, it's not the charismatic leaders who can get us where we need to be. It's the bean counters.

Good supply chain operations means getting the job done no matter what happens. Even though they're not the kind to brag about it, the people who do this job are used to risk. They know how to deal with it.

This issue is a tribute to those devil-may-care bean counters in supply chain management who always get the job done, despite the risk -- and maybe even because of it.

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Supply Chain Digital is a leading digital media source of news and content for C-level executives focused on business and industry-specific issues such as: Logistics and Distribution; Procurement; Warehousing and Storage; and Outsourcing. Supply Chain Digital is the industry-dedicated arm of the White Digital Media Group. Founded in 2007 by entrepreneur Glen White, White Digital Media retains a diversified portfolio of websites, magazines, daily news feeds and weekly e-newsletters that leverage technology to innovatively deliver high-quality content, analytical data, and industry news.

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