Despite significant efforts to contain the spread and global impact of COVID-19, the situation has worsened, affecting people and companies all around the globe. The full implications of COVID-19 on the supply chain remain difficult to predict.
These changes are occurring at an unprecedented pace, creating an environment that is continuously evolving – as are the associated challenges. Some areas are slowly returning to activity while others are now being adversely affected by the virus. But what was the reality yesterday may no longer be the case today, and the chances are high the situation will have changed again by the time you read this.
It is, however, possible to see that, at this stage, the crisis is having a direct influence on the supply chain, from raw materials to finished products, and that we need to be ready to adapt, and combine agility and expertise.