A common supply chain infrastructure and shared costs to rein in spiraling logistics expenses. Sounds perfect, doesn’t it?
But is it that straightforward?
Forming a coalition with your competitor — a frenemy supply chain network — is a bold and unorthodox strategy that can reduce costs. However, there are several factors you should think through before making the move.
The newest GEP bulletin, Frenemy Supply Chain Network: 3 Things To Consider Before You Decide To Build One, examines the opportunities, risks, gains and limitations in this kind of collaboration.
This bulletin is an essential read for retail supply chain leaders looking for innovative approaches to reduce inflationary pressures.