Add some muscle: How to avoid being hamstrung by your supply chain the next time a crisis hits | Supply Chain Management

The very nature of supply chains – the motion of products and companies – means it’s unsurprising they’ve been critically disrupted by the world COVID-19 pandemic. With a number of areas in lockdown, borders shut, and companies ordered to briefly shut by governments, many organisations have been thrown into chaos. We’ve seen UK producers all of the sudden halting manufacturing after having the circulation of components into factories lower off, whereas (non-grocery) retailers have taken a vary of actions from shutting shops and ramping up on-line operations to cancelling orders…

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