The purpose of this assignment is to assess global supply chain sourcing and the factors that may impact procurement.
Conduct research on current global events (e.g., social, weather, technical, logistical, political relations, economic) and their impact on supply chain. Select a company in a relevant industry and write a 500-750-word essay discussing how the event is currently affecting the supply chain. Address the following questions in your paper:
- Discuss the impact the event is having related to global sourcing.
- Describe how this event may change or affect supply chain sourcing and procurement decisions.
- Explain what specific strategies you would need to employ to ensure continuity of operations.