Sumary of ‘Where is my shipment – and when will I get it?’: three ways businesses can solve supply chain woes:
- Business supply chains aren’t perhaps the most compelling topic of conversation.
- The “just-in-time” supply chains that have been the backbone of our economy are now showing signs of strain.
- The reasons for the shortages are manifold, but they can teach us much about how to build more resilient supply chains going forward.
- ” And the issues were the same down the chain, with a shortage of HGV drivers – and delivery staff still on furlough – not to mention the twin problems of Covid infections continuing to remove people from the workforce, and, of course, Brexit.
- With that in mind, here are three ways that businesses can grapple with these conundrums to make their supply chains more resilient.
- He describes how, by analysing data on what shipping containers are coming into ports, each could be given a risk score to help customs officers target their efforts more effectively.
- If such a system could be built, it could mean that many of our biggest importers would be able to sail through customs.
- Data on shipments could allow customs officers to target their efforts more effectively.