Covid-19 shows importance of robust supply chains

For Mick Curran, chief executive of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport Ireland, the best solutions are human ones

19th July, 2020
Covid-19 shows importance of robust supply chains
Covid-19 demonstrated the robustness of the supply chain in this country: the vital raw materials for all of our industries were continually delivered Picture: Esther Horvath

Supply chain management used to be seen as something of an add-on, but not something that was crucial to a business's ultimate success. Far from being an add-on service, expertise in supply chain management is something that could save Ireland from a bad recession or pandemic.

“As we have learned in the last five months since the onset of Covid-19 into Ireland, the supply chain is omnipresent, every item we consume is produced and delivered...

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