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Operations Management - Procurement / Purchasing / Sourcing

Ramping Up Supplier Capacity in Volatile Times Still stinging from the recession, many suppliers remain averse to risk. How can manufacturers get suppliers to add capacity to help meet demand? By reducing the risks and sharing the rewards. One major reason suppliers are wary of adding capacity is because they bear the majority of the risks—even more so during a recession—while the rewards are skewed toward manufacturers. In the absence of appropriate risk-sharing mechanisms, suppliers have little incentive to add capacity ahead of demand, especially if adding capacity requires large capital expenditures. It is imperative for manufacturers—especially those in cyclical industries—to provide suppliers with incentives to add capacity. The question is: how?






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