Disruption of the Supply Chain and Its Impact on Partners

Disruption of the supply chain during the pandemic has accelerated. We asked partners how this has impacted them.

Allison Francis

October 29, 2021

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Since the pandemic shook up the supply chain and hardware solutions and orders, many have had to re-examine and reconfigure logistics and suppliers.

Channel_Futures_Signature_Series_Logo-300x300.pngThat has led to some disintermediation in the traditional sales and services pattern, which essentially means cutting out the middleman (the distributor and partner). There are obvious implications here, but what is the deeper short- and long-term impact on partners?

We decided to ask them. Our slideshow above offers insights.

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Allison Francis

Allison Francis is a writer, public relations and marketing communications professional with experience working with clients in industries such as business technology, telecommunications, health care, education, the trade show and meetings industry, travel/tourism, hospitality, consumer packaged goods and food/beverage. She specializes in working with B2B technology companies involved in hyperconverged infrastructure, managed IT services, business process outsourcing, cloud management and customer experience technologies. Allison holds a bachelor’s degree in public relations and marketing from Drake University. An Iowa native, she resides in Denver, Colorado.

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