Supply chain cases often involve reviewing the basic input and outputs. Demand needs to be reviewed for its sustainability. Furthermore the demand of the client’s market share verse their competitors can provide key insights that can change capacity planning and strategy. Supply chain managers also segment the sources of demand, measure each segments size, and identify trends with historical data. Supply chain consultants will also focus most of their attention on the largest segments of demand before exploring trends in small segments.
The Industry supply is another high level analysis. Again, supply chain management consultants will segment industry supply, spot trends, and predict changes due to new technologies that may effect productivity. In this area, prices can change if their is a supply shift.
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