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When looking to expand overseas, there are major nonfinancial uncertainties that include the chance of disruptions and delays due to natural disaster, war, terrorism, labor disputes, and poor supplier performance. The chance of forecasting errors and information systems breakdown are also threats to the supply chain. Risks associated with inventory include the rate of obsolescence, shrinkage, and demand uncertainty as well as the number and financial strength of customers. There is always the chance that your intellectual property may be compromised by supply chain partners and that your productive capacity loses flexibility. With all of these uncertainties, why do companies continue to
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