The U.S. West Coast Port Crisis and Increased Supply Chain Risk
Supply Chain Matters
FEBRUARY 16, 2015
Last week, we were reading a recent report produced by the Chartered Institute for Procurement and Supply (CIPS) in the U.K. Combined with low commodity prices in everything from gold in Ghana to soy beans in Brazil, manufacturers at the top of the global supply chain have grown the complexity and length of their supply chains whilst reducing their input costs.” west coast ports has made its cumulative impacts on industry supply chains.