By David Loseby MCIOB (Chartered CM), FAPM, FCMI, FCIPS Chartered, FRSA
It will come as no great surprise that supply networks are complex and some significantly more than others. A recent research project highlighted sectors such as construction; oil & gas and utilities (including offshore wind power) in particular, can add or reduce complexity in their supply networks, depending on how the emergence of supply network is “controlled”.
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