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The sharing economy: An effective model for supply chain management?

09 November 2018

The sharing economy involves buying and selling temporary access to goods or services, usually arranged through an online platform.

It is inevitably becoming a major source of revenue in today’s global economy, led by the likes of Uber and Airbnb. By using new digital platforms, the sharing economy has created an effective business model for the utilization of goods and availability of services.

To break it down a bit, the sharing economy leverages peer-to-peer, business-to-peer, and business-to-business connections to implement lending, accommodation, transportation, staffing and even music and video streaming services.

Post written by Emily Hunt

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