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Gerry Mattios: Enabling trade

Supply chain barriers, not tariffs, are the most costly trade obstacle.

  • December 19, 2014

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Gerry Mattios: Enabling trade

The inefficiencies and choke-points that hobble the global supply chain turn out to be a much bigger factor than government-imposed tariffs in restricting the flow of goods and services across borders. In a world where average tariffs have fallen into single digits, meaningful trade reforms require a wider set of stakeholders, says Gerry Mattios, a principal in Bain's Performance Improvement practice, in this short video.

Read the Bain Brief: Finding the hidden costs in broken supply chains

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