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Vertical integration, forward and backward, can help optimize the supply chain and earn higher profits.
While there are many examples, some might include functional capabilities, products and technologies, metal types, channels and geographies, backward integration, forward integration and customer segments.
With this integration, forward thinking lenders like Iowa Bankers can streamline their business activities, gain increased efficiencies and ultimately be more competitive in an increasingly competitive marketplace.

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