Today’s ever-changing and uncertain tariffs can suddenly disrupt your product supply chain. Building out your supply chain is this dynamic economic environment is challenging, and nothing is “tariff proof.” However, a carefully considered supply chain strategy using a tariff resistant approach can minimize the undesirable impact caused by fluctuations and uncertainty. Two long-time supply chain and tariff experts, Shirish Joshi and Wayne Miller share their experiences managing supply chains in this complex global environment.
Shirish Joshi, VP of Operations at Kaptivo and Supply Chain & Ops Consultant at PRG
Wayne Miller, Former VP HW Engineering & Mfg. Ops. at Bossa Nova Robotics
Mike Keer moderated the session and shared a quick update on the current status of tariffs and why you can benefit from a tariff resistant strategy.
Shirish Joshi and Wayne Miller share real world examples of tariff impact.
In this segment, Shirish Joshi and Wayne Miller discuss what other areas they would recommend in Asia if they were trying to reduce dependency on Chinese suppliers.
In this segment, Shirish Joshi and Wayne Miller discuss factors to consider to mitigate risk in your supply chain.
In this segment, Shirish Joshi and Wayne Miller discuss some of the challenges you might face if you moving from a facility from China into another region.
In this segment, Shirish Joshi and Wayne Miller answer a selection of insightful audience questions on Tariff Resistant Supply Chain, including:
- What are some creative emerging models for how to best manage?
- Any thoughts on facilities in Eastern Europe, Africa, Costa Rica, Vietnam, Thailand or Cambodia?
- Advice for how to leverage China’s devaluing currency.
- Where can I get more resources?
- Any strategies for leveraging special trade arrangements?
- What is your long term view?