Anyone with the slightest interest in global supply chains — and that pretty much makes up the entire populace — could rattle off the many crises that disrupted the flow of goods over the past three years. Which events will have the greatest impact on businesses and consumers throughout 2023, however, is much less clear.
Whatever form they take, they’ll have one thing in common: a connection to supply chain risk management, an area that has understandably become a major topic of concern in the executive suite in recent years. So it only makes sense to get a perspective on 2023 from an expert in the field.
Bindiya Vakil is chief executive officer of Resilinc, a vendor of software for supply chain mapping, monitoring and risk management. She lays out five trends and challenges to supply chains to watch for in the coming year.