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.
In a crisis, when the business is at risk or customers are distraught, it is not about the niceties of “the how.” It is a total focus on positive action to identify the root cause, show customers a credible plan, and then execute.
Once the risk is contained, we will transition to facilitation and coaching roles until the new performance level is “business as usual” for the in-house team.
Where necessary, we will place members of our team in senior positions in an engineering or manufacturing facility to manage it on our client’s behalf to contain the business risk.
While is best to fully understand your supply chain during the launch of a new manufacturing program, taking remedial actions to form a complete overview is the next best thing.
Supply chain disruptions can be a major headache for any company. But with a good overview of the supply chain, an accurate view of the current situation, and a good plan, you can minimize the impact on your operation and keep your customers happy.