Navigating Supply Chain Disruptions
Global value chains have taken a hit recently due to the COVID-19 pandemic. From the closing down economic activity across the regional as well as throughout the world, to the disruptions in supply chains within national borders. The World Bank’s Global Economic Prospects baseline forecast envisions a 5.2 percent contraction in global GDP in 2020 – the deepest global recession in decades.
Join us as we discuss these disruptions the in the supply chains, both locally and regionally and take a look at whats in store ahead if we are to successfully navigate these current disruptions.
Speakers and topics:
Mr. T.H. Lim, Managing Director UPS Malaysia and Singapore will be giving his overview of the supply chain globally and in Malaysia, the challenges business face today; around cash flows, shift to e-commerce, labor and inventory shortage, as well as, how to pivot the business model to optimise the supply chain.
Dr. Shardul Phadnis, Associate Professor and Director of Research at Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation (MISI). Dr. Shardul will be sharing the latest findings from two MISIs studies (conducted between April 2020 and now) that examine current impact and response to the pandemic by different companies and the future outlook on supply chain disruptions.