Position Paper – Diversification of the Supply Chain

  • December, 2020
  • Author: Daniel Schübel

Over the past years shortages of medicine have been on the rise, not only in the EU but world-wide. In this paper, we identify the vulnerability of single source supply chains and discuss how we can diversify production so as to decrease dependence on individual factories. Though the COVID-19 Pandemic exposed vulnerabilities in the supply chain and caused problems – keeping the supply chain international and globalized is still the safest approach to guarantee supply safety.