As the coronavirus continues to disrupt global supply chains, Gartner developed three scenarios to help chief supply chain officers (CSCOs) prepare for recovery and make preemptive decisions to set up their organizations for success.
Several key events, including the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. presidential election, and the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) implementation, can directly impact international trade in 2020.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration updated the hours-of-service rules to provide professional drivers with more flexibility without sacrificing safety.
In BriefKatrina Arabe
Read the latest supply chain updates in technology, transportation, products, and services in June 2020.
An uptick of 24% more companies are asking their suppliers to report environmental data in 2020 through nonprofit CDP Global, with a 34% surge of growth in North America. Companies then use the data to inform procurement decisions and supplier engagement strategies.
Vertical FocusFelecia Stratton
The COVID-19 lockdown has led to a significant drop in energy consumption across gas, oil, and electricity—here's how the renewable energy supply chain segment has responded.
Despite continued impacts across industries, approximately 91% of manufacturers believe that North American manufacturing can recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a survey by Thomas Insights.
Organizations that have incorporated scenario planning into their process may be better prepared to cope with disruption and uncertainty. For those who have not advanced their planning capabilities, weathering the next disruption may not be as easy.
Read the latest good works, sustainability efforts, mergers and acquisitions, new hires, and sealed deals happening in the supply chain.
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