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Supply shortages can hurt business and customer relationships. You need a way to identify such shortages and work through dependencies and contract commitments with supply chain partners to quickly resolve issues.

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When you anticipate a supply shortage, find the source quickly with Power BI. Power BI uses software services, apps, and connectors to turn your data from multiple sources into clear, visual insights. Use the Power BI dashboard to identify which supplies are low in stock and see where your team needs to prepare for alternate solutions.

Once you’ve identified the source of the shortage, use Microsoft Teams to organize a team to solve the issue. Create a channel for your internal teams and invite new suppliers. Use chat and audio or video calls to bring new suppliers up to speed with commitments, contracts, and schedules.

Share documentation in your Teams conversation that details your solution, including specs, requirements, and contracts, so your supplier has the information they need to move quickly.


  • Quickly find and solve supply shortages.

  • Work together to create a supply plan with your team and new suppliers.

  • Share and update documents so everyone has the latest information.

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