Free White Paper: Diversifying The Raw Material Supply Chain

It’s been an unprecedented period of loss for the packaging industry, and small businesses have borne the brunt.

The disruption caused by COVID-19 on global supply chains illustrates just how costly single-source supply chains can be. According to the Harvard Business Review, companies that single-source raw materials from their suppliers need to rethink their strategy in order to weather the current trading landscape. 

If one link in your supply chain faces major delay or closure, having a diversified supply chain allows you to switch gears quickly to keep operations running, reducing the impact on your revenue.

We’ve put together a free white paper to illustrate the benefits of diversification for packaging businesses, specifically relating to raw materials and raw material suppliers. 

In our free white paper, Diversifying The Raw Material Supply Chain To Mitigate The Effects Of Disruption And Pollution, you will learn:

  • The link between diversification and reducing your carbon footprint
  • Types of sustainable raw materials and benefits
  • The role of digital marketplaces for diversification
  • Discover the winning diversification strategies of top enterprises
     

The COVID-19 crisis has illustrated the need for diversification, but it has also shone a light on another crisis – climate change. According to McKinsey, up to 60% of the manufacturing industry’s carbon footprint stems from the supply chain. Understanding how your supply chain contributes to your company’s overall carbon footprint is the first step to adopting a successful environmental strategy.

We'll guide you through the best sustainable raw materials that stack up against their traditional counterparts.

Download your free copy now

If you’d like to contribute to our next free guideline get in touch with our editorial team at s.fink@opnplatform.com

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