Supply Chain Trends To Watch In 2019
More recently we have witnessed a volley of tariffs going back and forth between the US and China, and the successful renegotiation of NAFTA into the USMCA. Of course, the negotiations that establish tariffs and trade agreements are impacted by related topics such as economic sanctions. Most recently, Huawei’s CFO was detained by the Canadian authorities (at the request of the US) for violations related to Iran sanctions.
Many of the key supply chain trends in 2019 will be continuations from years prior. However, the details, progress, and intensity will differ greatly. ARC Advisory Group believes the following trends will be the most impactful to the supply chain and logistics domain through 2019.