COVID-19: Why are supply chains breaking down?

April 14, 2020

Because of efficient international trade, companies get the supplies they need on demand—no need to stockpile. But with dwindling inventories and supply chains at a standstill, will U.S. manufacturers be able to make medical supplies? That depends on whether companies get direction and financial incentives from the government, says Nada Sanders, professor of supply chain management. 

In this episode, we talk to Nada Sanders (distinguished professor of supply chain management). 

Litmus is produced and reported by News@Northeastern reporters Emily Arntsen and Aria Bracci. This episode was written, hosted and sound edited by Emily Arntsen with mixing and mastering by Anthony Pulido. Edited by David Filipov.