The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is impacting our world in unprecedented ways. Schools are closed. People have been asked to stay home whenever possible. Masks and gloves are common sights. Shelves in stores are empty of many basic supplies.
As the global pandemic continues to disrupt business—and life—as usual, our global supply chain is straining under the pressure to fulfill essential needs. Restrictions on importing from certain locations along with increased and new demand for certain commodities are exposing weaknesses in the supply chain.
As procurement teams search for alternative sources to fill temporary gaps, it’s time to consider new suppliers and partners in the marketplace.Read More