Business Not As Usual: Innovating The Supply Chain For The Post COVID Era

Matthew Liotine

Professor and Strategic Advisor at University of Illinois at Chicago / BLR Research

Learning Objectives

This presentation takes a step back to view the current and potential post COVID business landscape. It covers the impacts and measures companies have used to cope with COVID.The key lessons learned thus far during this crisis provide the pivot points for innovating supply chain operations. Current trends and advances in technology can help catalyze new opportunities for firms to re-imagine their supply chain operations and transform them into a customer driven peer-to-peer system.

Key Takeaways:

  • All facets of the supply chain were challenged during COVID, fostering new ways of how supply chains should be reimagined in the post COVID era

  • This reimagination will entail reinvention of business models and leverage technology to innovate operations

  • Innovation will aim towards establishing end-end consumer peer visibility through digitalization