A ‘complex and highly skilled’ COVID-19 vaccine distribution

Surgical packs, medical instruments, syringes, personal protective equipment, and other medical supplies are still scarce in many places, and on carriers such as FedEx, UPS, and DHL, vaccines may have space competition from holiday shipments.

In this story published Dec. 17, 2020, on the Institute for Supply Chain Management blog:

A vaccine around the holidays is not going to go through the same warehouse networks that retail companies would use. What would be taxed is the transportation system.

Dale Rogers, ON Semiconductor Professor of Business, Department of Supply Chain Management

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