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Simon and Schuster is a Supply Chain Leader

In this Portrait in Leadership video, Simon & Schuster executives talk about the success of their supply chain and how it has given them a competitive advantage in the publishing industry. Speed to market is the number one challenge for publishing powerhouse, Simon & Schuster. When you’re in the bestseller business, you need to have the distribution network and supply chain that can react to the timeliness of any event. If a book isn’t on the shelf when a consumer walks in, you’ve lost that sale and revenue forever. Simon & Schuster was able to increase its turnaround time from weeks to days with the help of Manhattan.

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