COVID-19: Supply Chain Disruptions

The Center for Industrial Research and Service (CIRAS) at Iowa State University is available to help you manage through supply chain disruptions caused by the he global spread of COVID-19 (the coronavirus disease).

Here are a few resources to assist you in preparing and managing disruptions to your supply chain:

CIRAS Checklists & Guides

Supply Chain Disruption Planning
PPE Supply Chain Comparison
Supply Chain Disruptions and What We Are Seeing, Podcast content by CIRAS
CO2 Utilization in the US and COVID-19 Impacts

Iowa-based Products and Services

Emergency PPE Products for the Healthcare Industry
Cloth Face Covering COVID-19 Sources in Iowa
Emergency Producers of Hand Sanitizer
COVID-19 Cleaning Service Suppliers

Reference & Information Sources

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Standards & Specification Summary
FedEx International Trade Bulletins
DB Shenker Customer Advisory on COVID-19
Kuehne + Nagel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Update
Bi-Weekly Coronavirus Freight Market Update by Freightwaves

 

If your business is impacted by COVID-19, CIRAS can provide no-cost assistance to help you understand your next steps. CIRAS has an emergency response team in place to help guide you through the recovery process. Send an email to ciras.info@iastate.edu and we’ll be in touch within 24 hours.