CSCR® COVID-19 Supply Chain Management Resources

CSCR® weekly virtual hall COVID-19 update presentations, curated research, recordings, and additional COVID-19 SCM resources archive.

COVID-19 Supply Chain Management Resources

The following COVID-19 related websites, research, articles, and recordings are provided for current reference. If you have additional resources you would like to share, please contact us via this link so we can continue to enhance our COVID-19 Supply Chain Management Resources site.

General COVID-19 Resource Websites and Reports

Penn State Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics COVID Video Series

Penn State's Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics has created over 60 videos to answer the toughest questions when it comes to ALL things COVID-19.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Learn how to protect yourself and obtain important community resources.

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

The Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics (CIDD) of the Huck Institutes of Life Sciences at Penn State provides answers to your questions about the pandemic with short, informative videos and/or FAQs.

Pennsylvania Department of Health COVID-19 Resources

The Pennsylvania COVID-19 resource website was created as a place for Pennsylvanians to quickly find the resources they need during the COVID-19 pandemic.

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

Stay current on the constantly evolving COVID-19 pandemic within Europe. 

Coronavirus (Covid-19) Transportation Intelligence

FTR Transportation Intelligence provides up-to-date information on the evolving COVID-19 situation and its impact on the freight markets: freight demand, equipment supply, economic outlook, and freight outlooks. 

COVID-19 Decision Support Dashboard

The dashboard provides data and insights to government and business leaders responsible for pandemic-related public guidance and policies. By the National Governors Association's Roadmap to Recover Report and the COVID-19 Healthcare Coalition. 

American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN)

ALAN is an industry-wide organization that exists to provide supply chain assistance to disaster relief organizations (and other non-profits).

FTR's State of Freight - COVID-19 Intelligence

FTR Transportation Intelligence provides up-to-date information on the evolving COVID-19 situation and its impact on the freight markets: freight demand, equipment supply, economic outlook, and freight outlooks. 

Freight, Transportation & Logistics News & Data Analytics

Coronavirus Freight, Transportation & Logistics News & Data Analytics from CSCR Corporate Sponsor, FreightWaves.

General Safety Recommendations for Transporting Materials

The Penn State Smeal Center for Supply Chain Research® has compiled general safety recommendations for transporting materials during the COVID-19 crisis.

World Health Organization COVID-19 Platform

Access global COVID-19 information from around the world.

Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation

The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) is an independent global health research center at the University of Washington providing up-to-the-minute COVID-19 resources and information by state.

John Hopkins University & Medicine Coronavirus Resource Center

Johns Hopkins University and Medicine are experts in global public health, infectious disease, and emergency preparedness that have been at the forefront of the international response to COVID-19. This website is a resource to the understanding of the virus, inform the public, and brief policymakers in order to guide response, improve care, and save lives.

The Next Normal: How companies and leaders can reset for growth beyond coronavirus

McKinsey & Company website collection of COVID-19 related articles, podcasts, interviews, special features, etc.

Supply Chain Brain's Coronavirus Forum

The latest supply-chain news and insights on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and the global response to the outbreak by governments and businesses. A COVID-19 forum hosted by Supply Chain Brain.

Innovation: Your Launchpad out of the COVID-19 Crisis

How can companies not only thrive during this stage of the pandemic but accelerate business activities for the future? Innovation starts at the top.

Back to the Future: Resuming the Long-Term Agenda for Business

BCG shares their strategies for building business to not only jump out of the pandemic but for a resilient and sustainable future.

COVID-19 Impacts on Economy and Supply Chains

World Economic Forum COVID-19 Platform

Communication platforms, strategic trends, research, and analysis of COVID-19 globally from the World Economic Forum.

Impact of COVID-19 on U.S. Economy is More Widespread than on Mortality

The U.S. Census shares outstanding insights on the economic impacts of COVID-19 on our widespread economy.

EY: How COVID-19 Impacted Supply Chains and What Comes Next

Ernst & Young report on the back-end of the pandemic - reflecting on what we learned and what is next for the industry. 

Economic Consequences of COVID-19: A conterfactual multi-country analysis

Researchers dive into a global analysis of the economic impact that the world is feeling from the pandemic in this white paper. The research includes volatility and GDP rates, projections for the future, and insights from the past year.

Redrawing the Map of Global Trade

BCG reports on intensifying geopolitical and economic forces at work, the pandemic’s disruptive impact on international trade will leave a lasting mark.  The global trade landscape will look dramatically different as companies shift their focus from fighting the pandemic to winning the post-COVID-19 future.

Workplace and Worker Health and Safety

Protecting Workers: Guidance on Mitigating and Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 in the Workplace

The United States Department of Labor updates its guidelines on protecting workers in physical environments.

The Post-Pandemic Warehouse & Distribution Center Workplace

As the economy continues to recover, distribution center and warehouse operators will be challenged with not just operating efficiently, but safely - emerging technologies may help in the effort as reported by SupplyChain24/7.

The Future of Work After COVID-19

The pandemic thrust the world into remote work, so how will that impact our daily lives in the future? It will all depend on the industry and requirements of your position, but remote work is here to stay.

Freight Transport and Logistics

US Freight after COVID-19: What's Next?

An in-depth look by McKinsey & Company into the data on intra-US freight in key transportation modes (road, rail, and water) for the past three decades to understand how each emerged from past recessions and the economic forces that really mattered for recovery.

COVID-19 Impact on the Air Cargo Industry

Despite COVID-19 protocols killing the momentum of the commercial airline industry, e-commerce's rise may have given a much-needed influx to the aviation industry as a whole.

Global Logistics: Challenges in Our Changing World

From Logistics Management, the biggest challenges we are facing globally from regulations to business changes.

Assessing COVID-19's Impact on Trucking Companies

There have been plenty of losses for the transportation industry, but also some have grown in the pandemic. Overall, Burris Logistics deep dives into the impact on the trucking industry.

Supply Chain Responding Strategies

The Future of Supply Chain Post-Pandemic

From Deloitte, what the Supply Chain Industry will look like in the coming years and strategies that leaders can utilize to optimize business.

3 Strategies to get the Global Supply Chain Back in Shape

Forbes outlines supply chain resiliency, sourcing strategies, and inventory optimization strategies for the industry to come back stronger after the pandemic.

Rethinking Operations in the Next Normal

The resilience of the operations industry over the past year has been upheld despite major blows to existing operations. Mckinsey takes a look at how we can build off that resiliency in the "new" normal.

6 Strategies for a More Resilient Supply Chain

The rebalancing of efficiency and resiliency will not be easy. In most cases, increased resilience comes with additional costs.  But the cost of doing nothing can also be significant.  Supply chain leaders can pursue six major strategies to build greater resilience into their networks.

Moving Past COVID-19: Risk Mitigation Strategies to Drive Supply Chain Resilience

The Global Trade Daily reports, as the world begins to ease movement restrictions imposed during the COVID-19 pandemic, companies are wondering where they go from here and how they can reduce risks moving forward – from immediate actions to enhance supply chain resilience and reduce future supply bottlenecks, to longer-term strategies that require a greater investment of time and resources.