Supply chains faced unprecedented challenges and disruptions during the COVID-19 pandemic. In fact, more than 90% of organizations stated that they expected the disruption of their global supply chains to have long-lasting effects on their businesses. However, building a profitable and resilient supply chain is about more than just surviving a pandemic. It's about being able to respond to natural disasters, accidents, market turmoil, and even intentional disruptions. In this session, we will explore how inventory optimization can be a critical enabler of profitability and resilience through smarter supply chain design and planning, and how Coupa can help your organization stay one step ahead and be well-prepared to make tradeoffs, optimize policies, simulate possible situations, and accelerate the time between making decisions and executing them.