Supply Chain strategies in case of a crisis

January 29, 20161 minute read

The fictionalized case study featured in the current issue of Harvard Business Review involves a company whose supply chain has just experienced a catastrophe: A factory in Bangladesh has collapsed and the clothing retailer must decide how to respond to the emergency and find a replacement production facility.

The article recognizes the importance of the supply chain to a global company – and weighs the pros and cons of various strategies in terms of cost, convenience, the need for speed, risk management, and ethics.

The two experts who offer opinions are Opinions from John-Manners Bell, CEO of Transport Intelligence. And Adam M, Kanzer managing director and the director of corporate engagement and public policy for Domini Social Investments.