When talking about a supply chain it’s handy to use a flow chart. As such when talking about the supply chain crisis the New York Times put together this concise flow chart.
The turmoil has revealed how the need to ship surgical masks to West Africa from China can have a cascading effect on Ford’s ability to put back-up cameras on its cars at factories in Ohio and delay the arrival of Amazon Prime orders in Florida in time for the holidays.
In one way or another, much of the crisis can be traced to the outbreak of Covid-19.
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