Supply Chain Impact of Water Shortages

Whilst the December snowfalls have taken their toll on the UK’s ability to deliver Christmas goodies, the impact of the thaw is creating further disruption for many companies. The water shortage in Northern Ireland is continuing to affect a huge number of home owners, but how are businesses coping across the area?

For manufacturing sectors such as food, pharmaceuticals and chemicals, water can be a critical dependency in many ways:

Perhaps your next supply chain risk assessment, should give some thought to the following:

It isn’t simply a winter problem. Water rationing in dry spells has the potential to cause disruptions that could go on for even longer.