Supply Chain Europe magazine (www.scemagazine.com) is the only magazine with a controlled pan-European circulation of 15,000 senior supply chain professionals, responsible for manufacturing, warehousing, and logistics.

The November/December 2009 issue of Supply Chain Europe magazine focuses on e-procurement in the construction industry. Included is an article titled “Time to Review Your China Syndrome” written by Kong and Allan on page 23. Here is an excerpt from the article:

“Transitioning from one supplier to another is costly. These costs include quality variance and setup time. As upstream bottlenecks influence the entire supply chain’s service level, minimizing risks at this critical point is of primary concern. The reality remains: when you buy a product, you buy the supply chain.”

If you would like to read the article in its entirety, please click here.