COMMENT: More procurement managers keen to discover if the ‘grass is greener’

The news that increasing numbers of manufacturers are looking to change their supply chain will probably not have come as much of a surprise.

The finding, from Accountancy Network MHA, discovered that the number of manufacturers not planning to change their supply chains sharply dropped from 65% in 2020 to 45% in 2021.

It is no doubt tempting for procurement managers, amidst all the disruption of the past 15 months, to wonder whether there is a supplier that has a magic wand and can overcome the current ‘perfect storm’ of factors that are playing havoc with supply.

As the old phrase goes, the grass is not always greener on the other side, however. Few suppliers will claim to be totally immune to the disruption, though some may reasonably state that they are less troubled by the disruption than others…

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