It’s been nearly a year and a half since the pandemic brought supply chains around the globe to a screeching halt. As the wheels of commerce begin to churn, we’ll learn which changes were temporary, which are permanent and which were accelerated by COVID.
One trend Northeastern University professor Bob Lieb, is keeping an eye on is nearshoring and reshoring, or bringing manufacturing capacity back from off-shore to North America, whether that’s the U.S., Canada or Mexico.
In this episode, Lieb explains why supply chain managers are rethinking their network strategies, and what impact, if any, the trend might have on jobs.
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