When it comes to global supply chain disruptions, it’s almost easier to list events that didn’t happen over the past year. In the first half of 2022, disruptions were up an “astounding” 46 percent year-over-year (YoY), according to Resilinc, a supply chain risk consultancy. That’s 7,929 events.
Resilinc monitors global supply chain events through its EventWatchAI platform.
The top five reported disruptions were:
- Factory fires
- Mergers & acquisitions
- Business sales
- Leadership transition
- Factory disruptions