The Global Stage


Chapter Objectives

Introduce the types of global supply chains

Explore the forces that affect the global economy

Discuss the consequences of foreign markets

Consider supply chain global strategies

Supply Chains in the Global Marketplace

International and global are words that tend to be used interchangeably when it comes to global supply chain and logistics. However, the two terms represent two different scenarios, resulting in an inaccurate depiction when grouping them together. International involves two or more nations, while global refers to influencing the entire world. Before we discuss globalization, we ...

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