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University Essentials: Resilience in Vital Supply Chains

Wednesday, May 19, 2021
60 minutes

In February 2021, Biden enacted an executive order on America’s Supply Chains to “revitalize and rebuild domestic manufacturing capacity, maintain America’s competitive edge in research and development, and create well-paying jobs”. The order was aimed at establishing resilient supply chains, as a direct impact of the failure by many sovereigns’ to maintain effective access to vital supplies during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, last year.

Join S&P Global Market Intelligence Research Analyst, Eric Oak, alongside Dr. Robert Handfield of North Carolina State, and former Chief Procurement And Supply Chain Officer - Tom Linton, to explore pandemic impacts, emerging supply chain trends and insights on what recovery might resemble, a year after COVID-19 altered supply chains, access and availability to vital goods, globally.

  • Examine emerging trends on the supply chain
  • Review global policy shifts from pandemic to recovery
  • Explore land to cost assumptions, diversification and long-term mandates for vital supplies from PPE to vaccine distribution
  • Insights and analysis on efforts to enact Supply Chain Redesign with the new Administration and global shifts in need
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Rachanna Haffner is Global Academic Solutions & US Government Lead in the Market Development division of S&P Global Market Intelligence. Full Bio
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Eric focuses on developing data driven research on international trade, logistics, and supply chains. Full Bio
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Rob Handfield is the Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at North Carolina State University and director of the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative (http://scrc.ncsu.edu). Full Bio
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Tom Linton was most recently the chief procurement and supply chain officer for Flex (NASDAQ: FLEX). Flex is a leading sketch-to-scale™ solutions company that designs and builds intelligent products for a connected world. Full Bio

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