Imbalance of Global Supply and Demand

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Description

This driver targets the differences between the evolution of the Supply and the Demand

Enablers:

  1. Steadily internationalization of companies that enable to increase trading
  2. Focus on economies of scale
  3. Unprecedented growing rate of developing countries which will place new demands

Inhibitors:

  1. Moving back production facilities from low-cost countries to where the demand is located -Regional trade
  2. The influence of shipping cycles

Paradigms:

Before: Limiting resources to deliver minimal services.

After: After: Transform the variability of the demand-supply relationship into an opportunity to improve business flexibility.

Experts:

  1. Politicians, Economist and Traders

Web Resources:

http://books.google.nl/books?id=tfsC6RUDn2QC&printsec=frontcover&hl=en&source=gbs_v2_summary_r&cad=0#v=onepage&q=&f=false