The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has shone a spotlight on the importance of resilient supply chains. Assumptions about the work that goes on in the background to provide next day delivery or fresh produce were challenged by supply shortages and empty shelves. It’s an age old problem. Supply chains are taken for granted when they work, and scrutinised when they don’t. Now with public awareness high, companies are having to state how they’ll ensure resilience and protect against volatility.
Our figures suggest an above average possible fall in economic output of more than 37% for the industrial manufacturing sector. So as we assess the impacts of one of the most disruptive events in recent history, what challenges do companies face when resuming supply chains? And with Brexit swiftly approaching, how can they ensure issues identified during the pandemic don’t happen again?
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