Things got a lot better for manufacturers in 2023 when it came to getting raw materials into plants and finished goods to customers. But, the supply chain was still fragile and had to deal with several shocks, including massive capacity reductions at the Panama Canal.
Editors from several IndustryWeek parent company Endeavor Business Media’s publications discussed how 2023 shaped up and what to expect in the new year. Major topics of discussion were challenges in the Red Sea, continued problems in Panama, nearshoring and onshoring shortening supply chains and labor availability.
- Adrienne Selko, senior editor at Material Handling & Logistics
- Anna Smith, news editor at IndustryWeek
- Kevin Jones, editorial director of the commercial vehicle and a infrastructure group which includes brands such as FleetOwner and Bulk Transporter
- Tyler Fussner, managing editor of Supply Chain Connect and director of the Market Moves Supply Chain newsletter that draws logistics and supply chain material from all of Endeavor’s publications
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