The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the global business environment and has highlighted the importance of being able to adapt and set up crisis management mechanisms in order to come safely through situations of uncertainty. As companies seek to strengthen business resilience, supply chains are experiencing unique challenges of their own. Coronavirus impact highlights the need to transform traditional supply chain models. It illustrated that many companies are not fully aware of the vulnerability of their supply chain relationships to global shocks.
In this context, “The Impact of COVID-19 on Supply Chain Management” consists of novel research approaches – conceptual, empirical, case studies, surveys – from different disciplines, in particular Management field, that demonstrate and explore the overall impact of the COVID-19 outbreak and the resulting emergency measures on supply chain management. The book is a reliable source for executives who want to get out of a defensive, reactive position and be assertively ahead of the curve by building supply chains that are strong, and resilient. This book will enable its readers to take a critical look at the existing supply chain, and get strategies to either fix or overcome vulnerabilities in the future.