IT Essentials: Welcome to the dark side (of supply chains)

Like globalisation, supply webs are both strength and weakness

Tom Allen
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IT Essentials: Welcome to the dark side (of supply chains)

Be in business for any length of time, and you'll soon have a sprawling web of suppliers and partners - and be part of your own customers' network, as well.

Interlinked supply chains are a great help in modern business, boosting resilience and expertise sharing. But they have a dark side, too. Last year, food prices shot up in response to the war in...

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