Every facet of the grocery supply chain is being shocked to its core and is facing unprecedented challenges. As a follow up to our recent discourse on the “The Food Supply Chain,” here we share our outlook on how the changing supply-chain landscape will affect inventory management strategy on a go-forward basis. Just In Time Strategies Don’t Work During a Pandemic Technological advances have greatly improved the supply chain, which have exponentially benefitted grocers who have more complex supply chains given their large number of SKU’s and perishable items. This has manifested itself in the larger grocers implementing […]
The United States, and particularly the US food industry, is facing an extraordinary challenge from the Coronavirus pandemic. The virus is having an impact like a major natural disaster.