‘Just in time’ is being replaced with ‘just in case’, manufacturers warn

'Just in time' is being replaced with 'just in case', manufacturers warn

‘Just in time’ is being replaced by ‘just in case’, as volatility in the supply chain continues and companies increase suppliers close to home, according to a survey of manufacturers.

The report, Operating without Borders – Building Global Resilient Supply Chains, published by this week by manufacturers’ organisation Make UK and enterprise software firm Infor, shows that the strategy of operating a just in time process with virtually guaranteed transport links and low-cost production has been turned upside down, as disruption […]

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