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Supply chains refer to the flow of goods and services, including all the processes that transform raw materials into final product. Firms try to establish secure and efficient supply chains for their products in order to maximize their profitability as well as prevent major disruptions to production. Understanding potential threats to the supply chains of both suppliers and customers is an essential component of risk management.
The Commerce Research Library’s primary resource for performing supply chain analysis is the library’s Bloomberg Terminal. There are several Bloomberg functions that deal with aspects of supply chain analysis, as shown in the other tabs.
Beyond Bloomberg we have a number of database that can be useful to locate articles, financial reports and other sources of information in order to find the data you need.
In addition to this guide, you may be interested in the research guide specific to company research.
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