Coronavirus Highlights Fragility of Global Supply Networks

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Procurement professionals around the world are sitting up and paying attention, especially in sectors with globally integrated supply chains. Since the outbreak of SARS in 2003, the last major epidemic to hit China, the country has become even more important as a source of key components and materials as well as finished consumer goods. China ’ s economy has grown in leaps and bounds from roughly 4% of world GDP in 2003 to 1 6% today.

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Even more concerning is that the death toll has spread outside of mainland China and ships outside of ports in Hong Kong and Japan are being quarantined. . When comparing this outbreak with the outbreak of SARS in 2003 it is striking to see how quickly Coronavirus has eclipsed SARS in the number of infections.

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She had seen reports of massive power plants being shipped in pieces from Hong Kong, which couldn’t have produced them. In the case of RFID, Walmart’s 2003 edict to its top 100 suppliers that they implement RFID technology by 2005 propelled the technology into the spotlight. Omni-channel begat sharing sourcing, procurement, allocation, deployment, inventory, and yes in many cases, distribution. Call it a just-in-time shipping box.

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