Navigating the COVID-19 Environment: Trends and Risks Facing Global Tech Supply Chains

Since the start of this year, the global tech sector has faced an unprecedented amount of large-scale supply chain disruptions

Global tech supply chains – which include semiconductor to consumer electronics manufacturers – have faced a variety of risks and trends as companies attempt to adapt and transition into a new COVID-19 environment. Taking this into account, this Resilience360 Special Report highlights ten key trends and risks facing the industry as we head towards the end of the year. These challenges include the importance of maintaining end-to-end supply chain visibility and traceability; the over-reliance on Chinese suppliers particularly for global electronics manufacturers; potential supply chain and manufacturing shifts; global trade tensions; concentration risk in the semiconductor industry; reduced air cargo capacity; natural disasters; cybersecurity threats; cargo theft of high-value consumer electronics; and supply chain constraints for critical raw materials.