The coronavirus pandemic is bringing about radical changes in global supply chains. But whether companies can draw on the lessons of the present to handle the challenges of future such events is still in question.
In this second annual Regional Guide to Global Supply Chain Management, you’ll find a series of reports and perspectives that shine a light on discrete parts of the world — and what it takes to keep product flowing between nations with disparate economics, regulatory regimes, and strengths and weaknesses.
Before the coronavirus pandemic struck, companies were having a difficult time finding enough qualified candidates to fill positions in supply-chain management. With unemployment at 3%, many jobs were going unfilled. Now, with the economy in freefall as a result of millions of shuttered businesses, the situation has changed radically.