Jabil Supply Chain Research Final

Global Supply Chain Readiness Report: The Pandemic and Beyond

Sept. 23, 2022
Jabil and IndustryWeek look into how manufacturers are responding to supply chain woes.

Talk of localizing supply chains closer to the point of consumption, including reshoring, has gained more attention since the early days of the pandemic. It’s a seemingly natural response to long shipping delays from overseas suppliers, which have led to inventory shortages and frustrated customers. Others are questioning whether some lean manufacturing approaches, such as just-in-time delivery, are still effective given the current challenges.