Get Supply Chain ready for Brexit

Getting to know your supply chain

Supply Chain Management is defined as the flow of goods and services from the point of origin to the point of consumption.  A lack of visibility of who is involved in the manufacture of your products beyond your direct suppliers may have huge implications under Brexit. This topic gives you an overview of the different types of supply chain and provides you with resources that can help you map and audit your entire supply chain and develop appropriate strategies and tools to mitigate any potential business risks. 

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An overview of the differing types of supply chain management. What is supply chain management
2 examples of supply chain maps. Example Supply Chain Maps
A short overview of supply chain mapping in the context of Brexit from MAKE UK. Brexit Preparation Guide – Supply Chain Mapping
5 general tips from CIPS on how to map your supply chain Five tips: How to map your supply chain
An IBEC and Accenture guide to help your firm prepare for Brexit. Toolkit to help prepare for Brexit
Guidance on how on Supply Chain mapping from Intertrade Ireland Bitesize Brexit: Mapping Your Supply Chain

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A resource to help you identify the type of supply chain you have in your firm. What type of supply chain do I have?
A sample letter that you can updates as needed and send to suppliers to support the visibility of your supply chain. Sample Letter to Suppliers
A guide to how to map your supply chain. Mapping your supply chain
An excel sheet to help you document your supplier details. Supplier database

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