This year is quickly turning out to be an unprecedented one for supply chain management. In late 2019 and early 2020, APQC conducted a survey of 234 supply chain professionals on supply chain priorities and challenges for 2020. The survey results indicate that there were areas of concern even before the pandemic. The major supply and demand disruptions experienced so far in 2020 may exacerbate existing weaknesses in organizations’ supply chains. They also highlight the need for improved processes that can mitigate the impact of global crises.
This article highlights organizations top priorities and challenges for supply chain in 2020.