Challenge: In late summer 2017, a large pharmaceutical company found its supply chain threatened by three hurricanes and an earthquake. As a manufacturer of medicines for neurological diseases, the company was under governmental and commercial pressure to avoid disruption from four significant events occurring in quick succession.
Solution: In advance of each event, the client was able to leverage our suite of intelligence solutions — which include supply chain mapping, 24/7 event monitoring and scenario modeling — to forecast potential supplier-impacts and respond proactively. The resulting actions included expedition of critical materials away from impact zones and forward ordering from suppliers unaffected by the events.
Results: The company averted shortages in the supply of materials essential to pharmaceutical manufacture, and it was able to operate normally and use learning from the disasters to launch cross-functional playbooks. These playbooks are incorporated on our platform to serve as guidance for managing future disruptive events.
About the Solution Provider: Resilinc helps CEOs and Chief Supply Chain Officers transform supply chain risks into opportunities for competitive advantage. Companies access advanced multi-tier mapping and deep supplier intelligence through Resilinc’s platform. Industry leaders rely on Resilinc to predict potential supply chain failures, and protect revenue attainment despite supply chain disruptions worldwide.
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