As the world has been readjusting to the ripple effects caused by the pandemic in the past two years, successful enterprises have developed contingency plans to protect their supply networks from future shocks to their supply chains.
In Q1 of 2022, WBR Insights surveyed 100 procurement leaders across Europe to uncover the challenges they are facing this year, and one of the key findings is the need for automation to improve supply chain resiliency. The study reveals that:
- 69% of respondents are confident in the resiliency of their supply chain
- 65% are looking to invest in AI and RPA technologies to future-proof against demand and supply shocks
- 53% want to bring some critical activities in-house for greater visibility