Our clients continue to experience an unprecedented level of volatility and complexity. The common themes include: Continued supply chain disruptions: From computer chips to commodities to everyday components/ materials, clients continue to experience shortages and/or extended lead times. Continued challenges in finding people: Whether you are looking for a [...]
The world has all sorts of complications and challenges going on simultaneously: The Russia-Ukraine war is heating up, driving a severe energy shortage in Europe as Russia turned off the gas pipeline. The China-Taiwan tensions continue to gain steam with advanced computer chips at the crux of the conflict. The baby formula challenges carry on with flights [...]
To prepare for a segment on Bloomberg to talk about the state of logistics that will air with their interview of Deutsche Post DHL Group CFO Melanie Kreis (which will air on Chief Future Officer on Oct 5th), I did a deep dive on package shipping and related logistics systems.
In this episode of Supply Chain Chats, Lisa Anderson talks about impacts of inflation and supply chain disruption in the global supply chain. She uses fertilizer as an example and talks through how inflation and supply chain disruptions are interrelated and walks through the increase in the price of oil and gas to China’s decision to stop exporting to the Russia-Ukraine war and the potential rail strike. [...]
NewsNation WGN interviewed Lisa Anderson about the supply chain issues that have plagued the west coast ports and that are now showing up as backups on the east and gulf coasts as well. We discussed why this is happening and what can be done.
Supply chain disruptions continue at a break-neck pace.
The statistics have been staggering. Supply chain disruptions have cost companies an average of $182 million in lost revenue, according to an Interos Supply Chain report. Additionally, there are many unhappy customers in the wake of these disruptions. The bottom line is that the global supply chain [...]
In this episode of Supply Chain Chats, Lisa Anderson talks about impacts on the global supply chain from the Russia-Ukraine war and the infant formula crisis. She discusses a client challenge related to the availability and pricing of nickel stemming from the Russia-Ukraine war and how the client proactively addressed the issue.
The successful companies will not only strive to be the strongest link in your supply chain, but they will ensure that the weakest link doesn't send their customers to the competition. You have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to secure your position as a market leader and thrive for years to come, if you choose to take advantage of the opportunity and start to act NOW.
The latest in a long series of supply chain disruptions has impacted the baby formula industry. 40-50% of the shelves across the U.S. are out of stock for this critical item!