El Niño May Have Your Supply Chain Partying Like It’s 1997
OCTOBER 23, 2015
A massive El Niño occurred in 1997-1998, unleashing record rains in California, deadly tornados in Florida, and a brutal drought in Indonesia, thus landing the term firmly on the radar (no pun intended) of millions of people around the globe. Identify Alternative Transportation Routes. For example, the Panama Canal has already restricted the size of ships permitted to pass through it due to drought conditions created by El Niño. Assess Inventory Positions.