As restaurants face increasing demand to reopen after a year of living with the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, owners will need food and beverage suppliers to deliver goods quickly and efficiently. Failure to do so–whether caused by the inability of trucks to deliver quality products in a short amount of time or other supply chain disruptions–could
Organizational operations have been continually disrupted by shortages of PPE and other health and safety goods since the COVID-19 pandemic began. SCRC Executive Director Rob Handfield recently co-authored an article that outlines four levels of preparedness organizations can strive for to improve their responsiveness and awareness in order to prevent such disruptions from happening again.
Diversifying your supply base prior to a major crisis like COVID is more important than ever as we go into the winter season. The likelihood of another surge is now becoming apparent, as the cases in Europe and the US spike to new highs. Supply chain executives need to begin to plan ahead, and specifically,
The only constant in the freight market has been volatility in recent years. ELDs, tax cuts, forces of nature & more impacted truck capacity and shippers’ bottom line; after a tight 2018, the market loosened with more flexible trucking capacity in 2019. The market is poised to shift once again in 2020. Leveraging data science
Supply chain expert Daniel Stanton explains how to conduct a SWOT analysis to prepare your 2020 strategy and define the challenges your supply chain will face and how you should use technology to drive improvements. Source link