The Resilience Imperative

July 8, 2013

In 2011 the Fukushima tsunami and subsequent nuclear meltdown in the region’s manufacturing hub shook international supply chain networks to the core. With the global automotive industry already reeling from the US financial crisis, dealing with a European market hobbled by the Eurozone debt crisis and scrambling to meet demand in exponentially growing markets such as China and India, the after effect was an immediate need for a complete re-evaluation of the supply chain.