A common worry in the manufacturing industry, especially now surround Covid-19 and Brexit is supply chain disruptions. There are a few ways that you can prevent these disruptions from occurring. It is important to remember that sometimes disruptions cannot be controlled, but these tips will help them to be prevented.
Monitor Demand Shifts
Keep an eye on your products and materials. What products your customers are buying the most are the ones you should order in sooner before they become out of stock, making the customers have a longer wait than usual.
You need to have excellent communication with your key suppliers. Ensure they know how your business is running, so they can prepare for every order you make.
Re-evaluate Your Supply Chain
If you have been having issues with your current supply chain, you should look into changes you can make to help it run more smoothly. Consider having supplies coming from a different county or country.