What's the Hype Around Bimodal Supply Chains?

In the rapidly innovating category of supply chain strategies, this year has seen the boom of yet another concept: the bimodal supply chain. The term was coined by Gartner and describes a method for supply chains to close the ever-growing gap between what the supply chain achieves and what the entire enterprise needs. The goal of a bimodal supply chain is to push companiesoutside of tried-and-tested supply concepts and begin to encompass agile solutions that make use of information derived through the analysis of big data. The concept of a bimodal supply chain spurred the failure of traditional supply chain solutions to keep up with the rapidly changing, high-risk nature of supply-chain-driven companies.

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