From panic-buying of non-perishable pantry staples to increased online ordering, COVID-19’s impacts on freight and logistics are multiple, as are the lessons to be learned.
The COVID-19 crisis is forcing food suppliers to adapt: a case in point is dairy producer-supplier Riverina Fresh, which has turned obstacle into opportunity.
Rejigging the US’s food supply chain to adapt to the new, COVID-19 restricted normal isn’t easy. One of the results is massive food loss.
Manufacturing industry experts say preparing to do business post-COVID-19 means transitioning to a more flexible, more localised and less ‘human-dependent’ way of working.