Everything you need to know to keep your supply chain safe
The coronavirus COVID-19 has officially spread to over 180 countries and territories worldwide, with over million cases reported, and the numbers continuing to rise. Many governments have announced lockdowns, shutdowns, and quarantines in an attempt to curb the increase of cases.
As such, the transportation industry has experienced significant disruptions as a result of the virus. With the announcement of ongoing flight cancellations by airlines, the ripple effects of COVID-19 are being felt in all facets of global supply chains as capacity constraints are expected to continue.
Here are the latest updates, at a glance:
View the latest data outlining major port and country disruptions and COVID-19 global cases globally, as well as a number of resources to help you navigate the situation.
Our number one priority is the safety and well-being of BDP employees. As we continue to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus, our offices in affected areas will continue BCP plans.
The situation is rapidly evolving, but we have deployed both short and long-term solutions to mitigate possible disruptions and to keep your supply chain moving. BDP remains very customer focused, providing value through information, analysis and a hands-on approach.
Contact BDP to support the urgent move of your cargo via:
Rail to Europe (east to west)
Air charter support
Contact your BDP team to support any sourcing changes you may want to make
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Prepare and share volume forecast based on the backlog with your providers asap
Focus on priority cargo knowing the high likelihood of rolled bookings
Avoid CFS consolidation due to the high likelihood of bottlenecks
Use a single-source provider to coordinate customs, drayage, and freight
Expedite cargo at destination
Adjust lead times within your systems given likely delays to production and destination screening
“BDP has gained longevity as our trusted partner, due in large part to their willingness to engage in the most difficult situations to provide alternatives and align on a plausible course of action. In challenging environments, such as the recent coronavirus outbreak, BDP remains very customer focused, providing value through information, analysis and the hands-on approach of the team globally.”
Director, Global Logistics Sourcing, Leading Global ElectronicsRead more about how BDP helped a leading global electronics company safeguard their supply chain
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