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.

CSCR COVID-19 Curated Research as of April 9, 2020

CSCR has created curated research that includes the information listed. We will continue to update this information as the COVID-19 landscape continues to evolve. You can access current CSCR curated research on the following topics by using this link.

  • General COVID-19 information
  • Government measures
  • Economic impact
  • Supply chain impact
  • Workplace and worker health and safety
  • Freight transport and logistics
  • Supply chain response strategies
  • Leading and maintaining customers through uncertainty

CSCR Virtual Town Hall Weekly Updates

CSCR hosted a virtual platform bringing supply chain and higher education professionals together to share the challenges and the success stories navigating the quickly evolving Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic landscape.

Here are the CSCR Virtual Town Hall weekly snapshot highlights, presentations, and on-demand recordings.

Virtual Town Hall Weekly Update Highlights

Supply Chain Collaboration in Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Crisis Snapshot Highlights (April 20, 2020)

Emerge and Recover - Predicting the Response of the US Trucking Market to the COVID-19 Pandemic with CLX Logistics Snapshot Highlights (April 14, 2020)

Healthcare Supply Chain in Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Crisis Snapshot Highlights (April 7, 2020)

Supply Chain Scene in Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Crisis Snapshot Highlights (April 1, 2020)

Mobility with Care in Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Crisis Snapshot Highlights (March 27, 2020)

Supply Chain Management in Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Crisis Snapshot Highlights (March 20, 2020)

Virtual Town Hall Weekly Update Presentations and Recordings

Building Coalitions in COVID-19 Response - Presentation Deck (May 7, 2020)

Building Coalitions in COVID-19 Response - Zoom Meeting Recording (May 7, 2020)

Emerge and Recover - Predicting the Response of the US Trucking Marketing to the COVID-19 Pandemic with CLX Logistics - Presentation Deck (April 30, 2020)

Emerge and Recover - Predicting the Response of the US Trucking Marketing to the COVID-19 Pandemic with CLX Logistics - Zoom Meeting Recording (April 30, 2020)

The Healthcare Supply Chain - A Distributor Perspective in the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Crisis (April 23, 2020) - Presentation Deck

The Healthcare Supply Chain - A Distributor Perspective in the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Crisis (April 23, 2020) - Zoom Meeting Recording

Decision Making During Chaos: The Role of Leadership in Times of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Crisis (April 16, 2020) - Presentation Deck

Decision Making During Chaos: The Role of Leadership in Times of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Crisis Presentation (April 16, 2020) - Dr. Thomas's prerecorded presentation

Decision Making During Chaos: The Role of Leadership in Times of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Crisis Presentation (April 16, 2020) - Zoom Meeting Recording

Mobility with Care in COVID-19 Crisis Virtual Town Hall (March 27, 2020) - Presentation Deck

Mobility with Care in COVID-19 Crisis Virtual Town Hall Presentation (March 27, 2020) - Zoom Meeting Recording

Operational Best Practices Mitigating the Implication of COVID-19 (March 20, 2020) - Presentation Deck

Operational Best Practices Mitigating the Implications of COVID-19 (March 20, 2020) - Zoom  Meeting Recording

Additional COVID-19 Supply Chain Management Resources

The following COVID-19 related websites, research, and recordings are provided for your review. 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

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). 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Learn how to protect yourself and obtain important community resources.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Opening Up America Again

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have outlined criteria, preparedness, and phase guidelines for opening up America again.

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.

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 Coaliton. 

COVID-19 MRO Resource Website

COVID-19 for the unpredictable and constantly changing MRO environment provided by SDI.

COVID-19 Impact on Transportation Update (March 27, 2020)

CLX Logistics' recap of key items impacting transportation.

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

Stay current on the ever so changing COVID-19 pandemic within Europe. 

Freight, Transportation & Logistics News & Data Analytics

Freight, Transportation & Logistics News & Data Analytics by 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.

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.

LeanCor Supply Chain Group - Post COVID-19 Crisis Supply Chain - A Time to Rise

A white paper authored by Robert O. Martichenko, Founder and CEO of LeanCor Supply Chain Group, discusses supply chain assembling a ONE SYSTEM - ONE TEAM.

Penn State Manufacturing and Sterilization for COVID-19

Penn State’s Manufacturing And Sterilization for COVID-19 (MASC) Initiative aims to leverage Penn State’s research enterprise to innovate potential solutions to address the healthcare needs caused by COVID-19.

Thomas Coronavirus Resource Hub For Manufacturers and Industrial Professionals

The United States, Mexico, and Canada business shutdown orders in addition to updated resources of essentials for mission-critical pharmaceutical and medical sourcing by Thomas WebTrax Help Center.

World Health Organization

Access important COVID-19 information from around the world.

Supply Chain Risk and Resilience

10 Pillars of Pandemic Preparation

What good operational risk management looks like – 10 Crisis checkpoints to start your pandemic planning by  Gartner.

10 Top Supply Chain Risks Stemming from the Coronavirus Outbreak

The top ten challenges organizations will need to prepare for in the short and medium-term amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak by DHL Resilience360.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) News and Updates

The latest COVID-19 resources and news for resilience professionals by The Business Continuity Institute (BCI).

CORONAVIRUS and Supply Chain Risk

Managing risk – 5 areas expected to be impacted by COVID-19: materials, labor, sourcing, logistics, and consumers by NASPO Pulse.

Coronavirus Remediation in The Supply Chain - And Lessons from SARS Whitepaper

Insights from recent interviews with leading organizations on how they are responding to COVID-19 by Supply Chain Risk Contractor Management Services | Avetta.

COVID-19 and the Resilient Enterprise: How to Lead Through Uncertainty

Webinar:  How to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on the organization’s people and business by EY US.

The Heart of Resilient Leadership: Responding to COVID-19

Learn specific steps that can help blunt the crisis’s impact so that organizations can emerge stronger by Deloitte Insights.

COVID-19: Managing supply chain risk and disruption

With China’s role and importance in global trade impacted by COVID-19, most organizations are or will have global and economic-financial ramifications from raw materials to finished products by Deloitte Canada.

Mitigating Impact of the Coronavirus on Supply Chain

Take the necessary steps to assess risk and prepare for the potential fallout from an event so that supply chain leaders can mitigate its impact by Supply Chain Management Review.

Supply chains have been upended. Here’s how to make them more resilient

Experts have reiterated the need to obtain more visibility across the chain by World Economic Forum.

The Supply Chain Engineer

Insights into how COVID-19 is unfolding and things organizations can do now to harden their supply chain and make it more resilient for this and future disruptions by The Supply Chain Engineer.

Supply Chain Disruptions/Impact

Coronavirus Impact on Supply Chain

Bindiya Vakil, Resilinc founder and chief executive officer discusses supply chain issues during the coronavirus crisis by Bloomberg Technology.

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. 

Coronavirus Impact Explored at Recently-Concluded Modex 2020

Review how the largest manufacturing and supply chain expo of the year, Modex 2020, focused on concerns shared by industry leaders, but none so pressing as the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic.

Coronavirus: How to Secure Your Supply Chain

Identify how supply chain leaders mitigate instant disruptions and plan for future incidents by Gartner.

COVID-19: How to Protect Your Supply Chain

Plan for sudden disruptions such as staff shortages, restrictions in delivery routes, and changes in buying patterns by EY US. 

Supply Chain Disruptions and COVID-19

COVID-19 is different from other supply chain disruptions. Here's why. Brent Moritz, an associate professor of supply chain management, Smeal College of Business, Penn State, feature in Supply Chain Management Review.

Future of Business

4 Factors That Will Impact the Future Supply Chain

Review how supply chain leaders must invest to keep up with societal and technological changes by Gartner.

COVID-19: What US business leaders should know

Here’s how US companies, including those without direct exposure, can focus their efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic by PWC United States.

Leading and Maintaining Customers Through Uncertainty

COVID-19: Maintaining Customer Loyalty and Trust During Times of Uncertainty

Prepare how to lead through COVID-19 by putting customers’ interests first by Deloitte Canada.

COVID-19 Case Studies

Infographic: Coronavirus' Impact on Small Parcel Shipping

Read about six companies and their direct business impacts by Industrial Distribution.

How UPS is responding to the Coronavirus

Identified among the government’s critical infrastructure, UPS is conducting business as usual with added safety measures by United Parcel Service of America.

COVID-19: A Black Swan Event for the Semiconductor Industry

China accounts for over 50% semiconductor consumption. There will be a significant global impact on the electronics supply chain by Deloitte.

The Impact of Coronavirus COVID19 on the MRO Supply Chain

Webinar hosted by SDI on how the coronavirus is affecting supply chains and disrupting manufacturing operations. SDI.

UPS Rate Change Information

UPS will add temporary peak surcharge to meet increase air cargo capacity and associated service costs by UPS - United States.