Stories from the Front Lines

The Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM) advises that an acute disruption like the current pandemic can trigger later chronic disruptions. Wildly variable demand, shortages versus forecast and logistics errors abound where no chronic disruption existed previously. Couple that with teams using manual tools like email, excel, Whats App etc. and you compound the problems.

This executive brief explores how 3 organizations adapted to overcome chronic supply chain disruptions and also built greater operational agility into their supply chain.


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Consumer Goods Manufacturer with a Forecasted Component Shortage

For one manufacturer of blending technology, the COVID-19 pandemic created significantly more customer order disruptions which threatened their revenue, and delivery disruptions that would increase their costs.

Family-Owned Food Manufacturer with an Unexpected Demand Drop

Ever proactive, this family-owned and operated F&B manufacturer had identified several business goals before the pandemic, and already had the right processes in place to manage a supply chain disruption.

Global Life Sciences Leader with Inbound & Outbound Shipment Delays

As a global leader in life sciences, this company relied heavily on its ability to maintain inbound shipments of supplies and outbound shipments of products to customers.

"I am extremely proud of the steps Corning has taken over the past few years to optimize supply chain. And with Elementum, built by some of the brightest minds in the industry, we have the levers to be truly agile."

Cheryl Capps
VP of Global Supply Chain, Corning

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