Packaging design for a global supply chain involves market research, supply chain analysis, best practice manufacturing, and so much more. This post is part 1 of a 4-part series centered around packaging design for a global supply chain, and focuses on the Design and Development stage of a "smart design" process.
If last year was any indicator of what's to come, 2017 is sure to be a year filled with change and growth for supply chains of all types and sizes. Innovations in technology and ecommerce, coupled with a global political landscape the likes of which we've never seen before, are sure to make for an interesting year. Here are a few supply chain management trends to keep an eye on this year.