There may be a dearth of certain Shimano parts holding up bike production around the world but America's Manufacturer magazine features an article on 'Enterprise Performance Management' - EPM - as conducted by suppliers such as Cannondale.
Shortages? What shortages? We got EPM!
According to AMR Research, a Boston-based consulting firm, EPM is: A superset of applications and processes that cross the traditional department boundaries to manage the full lifecycle of business decision-making.
Cannondale’s supply chain manager John Nafis is interviewed in the Manufactrer.com article:
And here’s an index to the Shimano/steel/carbon/rubber shortages articles carried by BikeBiz.com to date:
Antonin Osmik has joined the team