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What Is Agility?

Understand how Agility fits into the supply chain

Agility refers to the ability of a business to quickly adapt to changes in the market or customer demand while maintaining cost effectiveness and profitability and avoiding a significant impact on quality or dependability. As supply chains grow increasingly complex, agility becomes more important as it is critical in dealing with short lead times and varying volumes. Visibility is an important part of staying agile, and with greater visibility comes the ability to stay more flexible.