Update on COVID-19 and Helpful Resources

As COVID-19 rapidly escalates, the world continues to experience fear and anxiety. We would like to connect everyone with helpful resources to alleviate some uneasiness and confusion.

We’ve Seen the Stats
According to Accenture:
– 94% of Fortune 1000 companies are seeing supply chain disruptions from COVID-19
– 75% of companies have had negative, or strongly negative impacts, on their business
– 55% of companies plan to downgrade their growth outlooks, or have already done so

We understand that Barcoding, Inc. is essential to your business operations and IT functions. And, during this global crisis, we will continue to help and provide support. We’ve heard your concerns and have compiled a list of top articles on the topic of supply chain disruption from COVID-19, including resources with the most updated modeling.

Recommended COVID-19 Resources
Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center: Home
Johns Hopkins University is closely monitoring the ins and outs of COVID-19. This resource is great for any, and all, information on the disease.

Coronavirus Is Proving We Need More Resilient Supply Chains
This Harvard Business Review article details the importance of risk-monitoring and chain-mapping with data from Resilinc.

COVID-19 Content Hub
Inbound Logistics created a page for support manufacturers, retailers, distributors, and others associated with supply chains that includes various resources, insights, and tips regarding COVID-19.

Five Steps For Supply Chain Leaders As The Pandemic Turns The World Upside Down
After conducting several interviews, Lora Cecere, founder of Supply Chain Insights, published an article on Linkedin on measures you should take with manufacturing.

Coronavirus’ business impact: Evolving perspective
McKinsey and Company’s extensive piece reflects on the tragedy of COVID-19, its impacts, and how businesses should progress.

Using Inventory Accuracy and Yard Automation to Fight the COVID-19 Chaos
Utilizing numerous sources and data, Rafael Granato details the significance of maintaining the right inventory balance, and how a digital yard may help.

How Are You Mitigating The Risk Of The COVID-19 Pandemic?
Connect with those affected by COVID-19 in supply chains and businesses with CPO Strategy on Linkedin. In times of crisis, it may be useful to connect to a larger community and give/receive insight.

Coronavirus and Supply Chain Disruption: What Firms Can Learn
The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania details how COVID-19 will affect global supply chains, and what they can learn in order to move forward.

#SupplyChainGeekUnited
We hope this this helps you and your business as you continue to drive forward and lead through the storm. Stay strong and healthy—we are #SupplyChainGeekUnited!

If you have any questions regarding COVID-19 as it pertains to our services and support, please see our update, or simply e-mail us at coronaquestions@barcoding.com —we’re here to keep you efficient, accurate, and connected.