Inside Supply Management Magazine

November / December 2020

JI_: A Potentially Shattering Transformation

November 10, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic — the latest in a litany of inventory-threatening supply chain disruptions — has led to calls to break the glass on a new model: from just-in-time to just-in-case, or something in between.

By Dan Zeiger

Not long after global supply chains were jolted by a once-in-a-lifetime disaster, Charla Griffy-Brown, Ph.D., wrote that the event might make organizations consider that, as risks have evolved, so should a long-standing delivery and inventory philosophy.


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