Distribution Management/Logistics

As you likely noted, 2021 saw a lot of shortages in product: toilet paper (Links to an external site.), cars, semi-conductor chips, etc. You are to select a product, either consumer or industrial, that suffered significant shortages during 2020-2021 and prepare a 5+ page paper discussing and analyzing the reasons for its shortage, providing at least 3 references in APA format, along with in-text citation where appropriate (Jones 2020). Also include in your paper a discussion of best practices, based upon course material, that distribution and logistics managers should implement to minimize the likelihood of such a situation occurring again. 100 points

Your grade will be based on the following:

Completeness of your analysis of the reasons for the shortage

Feasibility of your recommendations to insure such a situation does not occur again

Incorporation of course concepts

Spelling and grammar.