Biggest supply chain challenges worldwide 2017-2018

What is the biggest challenge you are facing in your supply chain?

by E. Mazareanu, last edited Aug 3, 2018
Biggest supply chain challenges worldwide 2017-2018 This statistic displays the biggest challenges reported by supply chain executives in 2017 and 2018. During the 2018 survey, 19.7 percent of respondents reported that their biggest challenge in 2018 was fluctuating consumer demand.
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What is the biggest challenge you are facing in your supply chain?

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20172018
Inventory management14.5%13.2%
Available talent14.5%9.2%
Coordinating operations across multiple sales channels14.5%11.8%
Fluctuating consumer demand13.3%19.7%
Visibility12%21.1%
Risk allocation*7.2%-
Keeping pace with technology7.2%6.6%
Data management3.6%1.3%
Data governance*3.6%-
Manufacturing3.6%4%
Sourcing3.6%5.3%
Ensuring an ethical supply chain2.4%5.3%
Other**-2.6%
20172018
Inventory management14.5%13.2%
Available talent14.5%9.2%
Coordinating operations across multiple sales channels14.5%11.8%
Fluctuating consumer demand13.3%19.7%
Visibility12%21.1%
Risk allocation*7.2%-
Keeping pace with technology7.2%6.6%
Data management3.6%1.3%
Data governance*3.6%-
Manufacturing3.6%4%
Sourcing3.6%5.3%
Ensuring an ethical supply chain2.4%5.3%
Other**-2.6%
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by E. Mazareanu, last edited Aug 3, 2018
This statistic displays the biggest challenges reported by supply chain executives in 2017 and 2018. During the 2018 survey, 19.7 percent of respondents reported that their biggest challenge in 2018 was fluctuating consumer demand.
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