Disruptions such as natural disasters and the recent West Coast port slowdown–now resolved but still facing months of backlog cleanup–are pain points for any distributor with a global supply chain. And while no one can predict the next labor dispute or earthquake, companies can mitigate risk by preparing for ways to deal with unexpected threats.
This article includes:
Examples of possible disruptions to the supply chain
Strategies to prepare for disruptions
Three-step process to manage and mitigate risk
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