Are Supply Chain Teams Prepared to Continue Working Off-Site?
Working remotely has put a renewed emphasis on technology
In March 2020, remote work was considered a temporary measure to help stop the spread of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. Twelve months later, it looks like working off-site is here to stay. Some companies are continuing remote work policies as a measure to protect their employees.
With the pandemic still raging across the globe, the question many organizations are asking is, are supply chain teams prepared to continue working off-site? The answer is, that depends on what software and processes they decide to use.
For months, teams adapted as best they could to what they initially hoped was a temporary situation. The strategic approach was to defer large investments in new solutions while the depth and breadth of pandemic-related issues were sorted out.
After about a year of trial and error, organizations have a better handle on which things worked and which did not to maintain smooth-running supply chains. As we head into 2021, here are a few recommendations based on those experiences…
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