Supply chain woes continue to plague organizations around the world and in virtually all sectors. For some, leveraging data and analytics tools is proving to be an effective way to address the challenges.
Disruptions to global supply chains due to the COVID-19 pandemic have been significant. As consulting firm Deloitte notes, the free movement and operation of people, raw materials, finished goods, and factory operations have been stymied. “Direct supply chains have experienced challenges, and so have extended supply chain partners such as third-party and fourth-party vendors — the suppliers of suppliers,” the firm says.