A summer study by Gatepoint Research commissioned by RedPrairie, revealed some serious concerns around product recall inadequacies in the retail and life sciences supply chains. Despite findings that more than half of the 129 enterprises surveyed are concerned about their ability to isolate items within their own supply chains and that 70% say that coordinating recall issues with suppliers and distributors keeps them up at night, fewer than 20% have actually deployed traceability technology solutions. Less than half of surveyed executives expressed confidence in their ability to execute a product recall within hours.
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