Story originally appeared in Supply Chain Digital‘s July 2020 issue. Excerpts from the story below. To see the full story visit

When it comes to managing these key issues outlined by McKinsey, data will be vital. “Amid the current climate, where the COVID-19 pandemic has caused so much uncertainty within global supply chains, you could artue there has never been a greater need for visibility and synchronization,” comments Fred Baumann, GVP for Industry Strategy at Blue Yonder.