Fragile supply chains threaten UK manufacturers

Posted on: 16/05/2017

Manufacturing businesses expect turnover to rise over the next 12 months; however, executives have expressed concerns regarding supply chain disruption.

Recent reports have seen purchasing activity within UK manufacturing and orders growth both hit a three-year high. Welcome news, yet the success of the sector relies heavily on the strength of its supply chain.

In October 2016, a new Supply Chain Funding Index was launched by URICA, in conjunction with YouGov and economic advisor, Dr John Ashcroft, to more clearly determine the state of our supply chains and the liquidity contained within.

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