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10 Vital Supply Chain Lessons from the Coronavirus Pandemic!

Supply Chain Game Changer

And with less manufacturing output there were fewer container ships leaving Asia full of goods meaning activity in ports in North America and Europe would slow down rather quickly. Iran and Spain were highly infected. Borders were closed, air travel curtailed if not suspended outright, cruise ships were quarantined, tourism plummeted, restaurants and theatres were closed, and entertainment and sporting events and leagues were cancelled. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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The need to know

EFT

Commerce Department on Thursday issued interim rules aimed at the securing the nation’s communication and technology supply chain that would prohibit certain transactions with Russia, China, Iran, Venezuela, North Korea and Cuba. The need to know from Reuters’ global network of journalists.

I Will Be Wrong Again: Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2017

Talking Logistics

The answers to those questions and more could significantly impact supply chain strategies, everything from sourcing decisions to network design, which is why my prediction from two years ago — that more companies will start treating Supply Chain Design as a continuous business process — is now a critical necessity. Like oil prices, interest rates impact supply chain policies and decisions, especially with regards to inventory.