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End-of-Year Special | What 2021 Taught Us About Supply Chain
As we reflect on 2021, another year of challenge and change, we at GSCC would like to express our gratitude for your continued readership. As you continue enjoying your holidays, we will share some of our most interesting articles of 2021.
We look forward to providing you with even more meaningful content in the new year - and if you have ideas or feedback, drop us a note at email@example.com. We’d love to hear from you.
🚨 What a year it was...
If 2020 and the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic were like an earthquake, then 2021 has been like an ocean tsunami that follows an earthquake, causing additional pain and disruption.
Companies scrambled to adjust operations, severe weather and the trapped Ever Given in another difficult year for supply chains.
Supply chain resilience: How are pandemic-related disruptions reshaping managerial thinking? — www.weforum.org 60 supply chain leaders explain what could have been done differently: Some of the biggest lessons centre on new skills and new managerial thinking.
📰 And what might be coming in 2022
Another holiday season with an overloaded supply chain is bad news for retailers and business leaders.
Companies are bracing for more steep increases in shipping and logistics prices next year after supply-chain costs soared during the Covid-19 pandemic.
As some bottlenecks ease others are just starting, meaning the post-pandemic economy ‘won’t return to normal any time soon'.
Supply-chain disruptions aren't going away. Pandemic-era investments could continue to pay dividends - if companies keep their momentum.
Read more relevant news and updates on the Supply Chain Asia blog.
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