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For want of a nail

9 May 2018 By Robert Cyran

Ford, ZTE and Mylan are suffering as subcontractors can’t provide sufficient parts for pickup trucks, mobile phones, and allergy pens. Economies of scale, lean inventories and specialization raise returns to capital – and make companies more vulnerable to disruption.

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