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EI 101: First-Year Business Experience 2023-24 (all sections): Supply Chain Analysis

Supply Chain Resources

Tip:  Review a public company's Form 10-K (SEC filing) to find information about the industry supply chain.

Start with the IBISWorld database for an industry supply chain overview.   This overview will be for the "industry," not for individual companies, but you can apply the industry information for your analysis.

  • Hoovers and Mergent Intellect have company profiles.
  • Mergent Online:  *Includes Supply Chain information for public companies. 
  • Also see the IBISWorld database for industry reports with a section on the supply chain.  
  • For help using databases, see the tutorials linked on this LibGuide.   

TIP:  Start with (linked below) to look for information on suppliers.

Try the databases linked below to find general business news articles (ex:  WSJ, Forbes, local business newspapers).  Tip: Try Google to find WSJ articles.  Ex:  "supply chain"

Public companies will often name some of their top suppliers on their corporate website or in reports such as the Form 10-K.  Use the website search box to find information on suppliers and/or look for trade and news articles that mention suppliers.


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