The two defense forces case studies outline various disruptions to supply chain operations and these can
be categorized as breakdowns in general. However, given that all logistical challenges were in the absence
of enemy engagement…
1) Could you identify the true source of supply chain disruption?
2) Consider supply chain disruptions experienced in your own organization. Perhaps poor supplier
performance has influenced operations. Can you search for and provide a few clues as to what may have
caused these situations at a deeper level?