The Resilient Supply Chain! Passing Fad or Long Term Strategy?

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Since the Coronavirus pandemic exposed the fragility of the global Supply Chain, everywhere you look you see the word “resilience” being used as the latest buzz word.

Everyone is talking about making Supply Chains more resilient and robust, as if there was never any attention in the past in this regard. The danger is that with the dissemination of vaccines globally, and things getting back to normal in the near future, albeit a new normal, people will quickly forget what we all just went through.

People will fall back into their old, comfortable ways and far too many will forget all about the need to embed resilience in their Supply Chains. For that reason we wonder whether the resilient Supply Chain is a passing fad or a sustainable strategy?

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The Reactive vs Proactive Supply Chain Poll Results!

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Is your Supply Chain reactive, always fire fighting and dealing with new problems every hour and every day?

Or is your Supply Chain proactive, having defined and implemented the strategies necessary to create a more robust and resilient Supply Chain, less amenable to daily disruptions and surprises?

In a recent article, The Reactive vs Proactive Supply Chain! Which Will Prevail? we discussed this problem and state of companies around the world.

We polled our readers to find out where their companies stand in this regard. Here are the results!

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