The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted nearly every part of supply chains, from supply upstream to inbound and outbound logistics to demand planning and forecasting.
Immediate needs are the most urgent: keep employees safe while maintaining essential operations. Now businesses are beginning to think about strategies to build resilience in the medium term and adjust to a "new normal" beyond the pandemic.
We posed the question to four consultants: How can supply chains manage COVID-19 risk in the short term and long term?
The answers below have been edited for clarity and length.