Even the slightest change in the global supply chain can have a major ripple effect. To that end, it’s vital that organizations develop comprehensive logistics contingency plans, both at the supply chain and warehouse levels, in order to mitigate or prevent the negative effects of supply chain disruption.
As you can see in the image below, we’ve outlined the components of both a supply chain and a warehouse logistics contingency plan. Although each plan is unique, they both follow the same basic process — assess, plan and communicate — and require a high degree of visibility. For a more detailed explanation of why contingency planning is so essential, and how to develop a logistics contingency plan, please refer to our blog posts on the subject:
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