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How to Emerge Stronger and More Competitive Post Disruption

By Matt Gunn  May 1, 2020

Who knew when we recorded this podcast March 6th in San Francisco with Sam Israelit, Partner in the Global Supply Chain Group at Bain, we would shelter in place as the COVID-19 pandemic spread beyond two countries, to many. Our topic was somewhat prescient, talking about the massive changes due to external forces beyond what businesses can control, and the resulting change in business models that require a shift in analytics and technology to evolve. It’s not just the immediate disruption caused by COVID-19 or tariffs, businesses are being reconfigured due to customer expectations, issues around global preferences and how their competitors are reacting with their supply chains. It’s a complex and delicate environment where the big question is how can businesses get better visibility across the end to end supply chain?