As Supply Chains Falter, Manufacturers Contemplate Permanent Changes-US News | The Epoch Times

The pandemic shifted production levels, consumer demand, and supply chain logistics at nearly every point throughout the globe. As truck routes, air cargo deliveries, and ocean shipping wrestle with new realities, manufacturers are now considering long-term adjustments to how they source inventory and deliver finished products. “There are many changes that have come to the global supply chain as a result of the pandemic, and change will continue to happen,” according to Teri Shern, co-founder of Conex Boxes, which provides steel storage container solutions. “Some changes are permanent while some are temporary,” she told The Epoch Times. The short-term disruptions to the supply chain include a scramble to increase production. “Businesses need to start meeting demand again and will be putting a lot of focus on mitigating backlogs and other supply chain issues,” Shern noted. Changing processes isn’t easy, especially in today’s interconnected supply lines. “Corporations might import some parts …

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