In a presentation at the 2022 MIT Manufacturing Conference, CTL Humanitarian Supply Chain Lab Director Jarrod Goentzel discussed the advantages of flexibility when supply chain disruptions are becoming more common. Establishing a direct relationship with their supplier was an example that allowed hospitals to be better prepared for the beginning of the pandemic
You need to be willing to venture occasionally into uncharted waters. It helps you know where and when you might expand your boundaries and still be profitable. You learn about the ocean and all its complexities.