Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has had a profound impact on supply chains for many different critical products, both in the United States and worldwide. The pandemic has created major changes in freight flows and has challenged the ability to deliver products to companies and consumers within the needed time frame. This has perhaps most acutely become an issue an issue for both medical supplies and food delivery. TRB hosted a webinar on Wednesday, April 8, 2020, from 2:00 to 3:30 PM Eastern that explored the impacts of COVID-19 on the supply chain and logistics industries. Presenters discussed lessons learned from past freight transportation and supply chain disruptions, identified research that has been done to address resilience in the supply chain, described how to mitigate the economic impacts of these disruptions, and provided commentary on current supply chain disruptions due to COVID-19.
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