NC East Alliance

NC East Hosts Industrial Supply Chain Webinar

November 19, 2020

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Across nearly every industrial and commercial supply chain, disruption is front and center. There are many drivers of disruption including technology, response to pandemic, major consumer purchasing shifts, and more. Even innovation may be a disruptor as industries shape shift to fit the new normal. Industries across eastern North Carolina from advanced manufacturing to transportation, material handling and logistics live in the world of international trade and economic development where tariffs and policy shifts join the ranks of disruptors. 

Panelists discussed current supply chain issues caused by COVID-19 and what they see going on moving forward. If you missed it, check out the recorded webinar at the link below as well as the Panelists' PowerPoint Slides. Some useful information for companies discussed included Manufactured in NC and the Supplier Scouting program. Contact your local NCMEP partner for more information. If you are interested in more supply chain webinars please check out the Supply Chain Management Risk series hosted by NCMEP.


Panelists PowerPoints

Andy Street, Divisional Demand and Logistics Manager Hyster Yale

Thomas Lorenzo, International Transportation Manager Domtar

Aaron Ouellette, Economic Development Specialist Port of Virginia

Dr. Scott Abney, ECU Department of Technology Systems

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