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Insight – Apple Supply Chain Braces for Disruption

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Insights: What I Learned In Supply Chain This Week Series
Apple Supply Chain Braces for Disruption from Coronavirus
Tags: Apple, China, Phones, Yahoo,, Global Supply Chain, Supply Chain, Importing
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Apple phones are manufactured in China. Although their primary facility is located 500 km away from Wuhan, their supply chain is still at risk.

Patrick Moorhead of Moor Insights & Strategy states "If there’s one major hiccup in the raw materials, fabrication, assembly, test, and shipping, it will be a disruption"

This article by Yahoo Finance goes on to state that Apple has 10,000 direct employees in China, and a 'few million' people manufacturing their products.

The market is already reacting to the news, however given the timing (Chinese New Year) when all production is shut down for the holidays, the impacts and remedies won't be clear for several weeks.
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Each week, Mercado CEO Rob Garrison pens his latest learnings from the supply chain industry as part of a series run for his LinkedIn followers. Each article aims to share a little insight into what's going on that week and to help foster discussion amongst industry professionals across levels, geographies, and companies.

You can connect with Rob on Linkedin by following this link.
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Apple phones are manufactured in China. Although their primary facility is located 500 km away from Wuhan, their supply chain is still at risk.

Patrick Moorhead of Moor Insights & Strategy states "If there’s one major hiccup in the raw materials, fabrication, assembly, test, and shipping, it will be a disruption"

This article by Yahoo Finance goes on to state that Apple has 10,000 direct employees in China, and a 'few million' people manufacturing their products.

The market is already reacting to the news, however given the timing (Chinese New Year) when all production is shut down for the holidays, the impacts and remedies won't be clear for several weeks.
ABOUT THE SERIES

Each week, Mercado CEO Rob Garrison pens his latest learnings from the supply chain industry as part of a series run for his LinkedIn followers. Each article aims to share a little insight into what's going on that week and to help foster discussion amongst industry professionals across levels, geographies, and companies.

You can connect with Rob on Linkedin by following this link.
                       

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