In this fast paced and complex environment, many c…

In this fast paced and complex environment, many companies are finding they cannot go it alone. An effective supply chain of partners is becoming more and more of a necessity. What are the financial factors that make effective supply chain management a must?? Where must good supply chain management start and where must it extend too? If you are expanding to a new market what factors must be considered (thinking about supply chain management)??? How can a firm reduce its risk in this type of expansion?