Supply Chain Sensitivity Index: Which Manufacturing Industries are Most Vulnerable to Disruption?

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Supply Chain Sensitivity Index: Which Manufacturing Industries are Most Vulnerable to Disruption?

July 22, 2020 · posted by Justinas Liuima

The outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) has significantly disrupted the manufacturing sector and global supply chains. According to Euromonitor International’s Voice of The Industry COVID-19 Survey results in April 2020, around 54% of companies surveyed quoted the extensive impact of the pandemic on their daily operations.

Euromonitor International’s Supply Chain Sensitivity Index can help to evaluate which industries are the most vulnerable to supply chain disruption and how unexpected shocks can impact households and B2B buyers. The impact of COVID-19 on different manufacturing industries is prone to variation, but industries which are most reliant on efficient transportation and delivery systems and industries with long supply chains are feeling the heaviest impact. As a result, we expect to see supply chain diversification and regionalisation, especially in industries providing essential goods.

Supply Chain Sensitivity Index in Selected Manufacturing Industries 2019…

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