News reports coming out of China in the last week have already shown this will be challenging and require new operational protocols. Surprises at startup may end up costing precious time.
Mexican shutdowns are imminent. The next few days are critical to build inventory
The DPA can mean the prioritization of government contracts over that of private contracts. An increase in government orders is already taking place and can be expected to increase. What it could also mean is that funds are allocated towards an expansion of capacity at your facility. Loan guarantees can also be made available for people or supplies needed to expedite production capabilities and modernize equipment.
A basic meeting structure suppresses chaos and provides your team the time to adjust to new challenges together.