agility in supply chain

What Is Agility?

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.

To stay relevant, manufacturers must focus on continuous innovation and improvement. They have to find new ways to drive out costs while improving customer service. With decades of experience optimizing supply chains for market-leading manufacturers, Penske Logistics uses its processes and people to help customers increase efficiency, reduce costs and optimize operations. As a result, many are able to free up resources to grow their businesses.

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