COVID-19 and Supply Chain

COVID-19 and Supply Chain

In the past few months we’ve seen COVID-19 disrupt things world-wide. Major sporting events have been cancelled, Cruise lines shut down, tons of airline and hotel cancellations, weddings put on hold, even Disney Land, Disney World and other theme parks have closed. The list is extensive!

Even more alarming is the recent news we’ve heard about the world-wide supply chain of medicine, which basically comes from China. Imagine what would happen if the world became sick and China shut-down the supply chain!

A brand new paper out on supply chain and AnyLogistix can be found athttps://authors.elsevier.com/a/1anly4sj-4lxgi Review this paper, then using /or other sources, read at least two (2) academically reviewed articles on supply chains, specifically as to how the COVID-19 virus has had or will have an impact on supply chains, and the ripple-down effect that will have.

Please note that Wikipedia articles will not be accepted for this discussion.

1.Write a comparative analysis of the articles noting the similarities and differences.

2.Discuss what you learned from those articles. In your discussion, give example(s) of your organization or an organization you know of and how they are handling concerns as they relate to their supply chain.

Required:

Be sure to support your work with specific citations using APA format

Share an insight from having read your colleagues’ postings, synthesizing the information to provide new perspectives.

  • Offer and support an alternative perspective using readings from the class materials or from your own research.
  • Validate an idea with your own experience and additional research.
  • Make a suggestion based on additional evidence drawn from readings or after synthesizing multiple postings.
  • Expand on your colleagues’ postings by providing additional insights or contrasting perspectives based on readings and evidence.