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This Supply Chain Year Will Be Dependent on Politics

February 23, 2024


Like so many organizations, the Reshoring Institute did a predictions survey for 2024. The results surprised us.

Out of all the responses, politics was the most often cited regarding what will affect supply chains in 2024. Fifteen or 20 years ago, politics wouldn’t have garnered even a mention, as government and laws provided mere background and context for doing supply chain work. But today, politics are on everyone’s mind and are expected to influence the majority of supply chain decisions this year.

The results and comments were mixed and sometimes in conflict, but the effect of politics on global supply chains was a consistent theme.

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