Labor issues were high on corporate agendas before the pandemic due to challenges such as advances in automation and shifting skills demands. Now, severe supply chain disruptions caused by Covid-related worker shortages, workplace changes, and manufacturing stoppages have elevated these issues even further.
The Crossroads 2021 conference focuses on supply chain labor challenges in a resource-constrained world. For example, how can employees be deployed in new ways and be integrated with automated processes to increase competitiveness? Are there employment practices that can help companies meet future supply chain demands?