How companies are reviewing sourcing practices to combat disruptions and build resilience The COVID-19 pandemic exposed weaknesses in supply chains around the world, so a major rethink is underway. Lockdowns paralyzed production, suddenly cutting off access to critical materials and components. And when restrictions eased, there followed a massive reallocation of resources to deal with […]
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By Renaud Anjoran A few years ago, I remember reading about the Coolest Cooler, a nice product that raised an amazing amount of money on Kickstarter: over 6,000 people bought it for a total of 13 million USD!! Yet, they went bust leaving a lot of frustrated backers and interested onlookers scratching their heads as […]