Managing a supply chain isn’t an easy task under the best of circumstances, and the past few years have been anything but that thanks to the perfect storm of challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic, the war in Ukraine, civil unrest, and a troubled economic climate. So on Tuesday, professionals from the supply chain world gathered on the Business FIRST stage to discuss what they’ve learned over the past several years, and how those learnings can be applied to enable better supply …
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Business FIRST panelists share strategies for learning from crisis situations and strengthening supply chain management.
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