Marsh & McLennan Advantage Insights logo
Conversations and insights from the edge of global business
Menu Search
Economy

The Global Supply Chain Crisis: How Is Business Responding?

The lockdown in China, the conflict in Ukraine, and rising energy costs are all taking their toll on the global supply chain. Shortages remain in multiple sectors from microchips to manufacturing, while dozens of countries are now facing critical threats to their food supplies. Where is this all heading, and what adjustments are companies making?

Join us for a fascinating discussion with two leading supply chain experts to find out where the critical pinch points are and what can be done about it. Professor Michael Bourlakis is Director of the Centre for Logistics, Procurement & Supply Chain Management at the Cranfield School of Management in the U.K., and Dr. Sarah Schiffling is Senior Lecturer in Supply Chain Management at Liverpool’s John Moores University and an International Research Fellow with the HUMLOG Institute in Helsinki, Finland.

Join us on May 26, 2022, from 10 to 10:45 AM EST.

BRINKEvents provide live conversations on critical business issues designed to provide you with the most up-to-date thinking and insights.

Sarah Schiffling

Senior Lecturer in Supply Chain Management of Liverpool John Moores University

Sarah Schiffling is a senior lecturer in supply chain management at Liverpool John Moores University, UK, and an international research fellow with the HUMLOG Institute in Helsinki, Finland. She previously worked as lecturer in logistics and operations management at the University of Lincoln, UK.

Michael Bourlakis

Director of the Centre for Logistics, Procurement & Supply Chain Management at the Cranfield School of Management in the U.K.

Michael Bourlakis is an internationally renowned and established authority in logistics and supply chain management, especially in food, retail and sustainable supply chains. He has been involved with pre- and post-project evaluations for the European Commission and he has acted as an Expert Reviewer and/or Panel Member for various funding bodies. His current research interests lie in e-commerce/technology issues and supply chain management, sustainability and supply chain management and the marketing and supply chain management interface.

Get ahead in a rapidly changing world. Sign up for our daily newsletter. Subscribe
​​