These days it seems as though one minute the weather is bright and sunny, and the next there’s a storm threatening severe weather. Take the recent example of Winter Storm Jonas, dumping more than two feet of snow in the Northeast in late January. For many areas affected, Jonas was the largest snow storm on record, leaving trains running on modified schedules, canceled and delayed flights, and people digging out their cars days following the storm.

While Mother Nature can be disastrous, there are actions we can take to minimize the impact unexpected weather can have on supply chain operations. They key is to be proactive and not wait until severe weather has occurred to formulate a response plan. Each region of the world is affect by varying types of weather, so understanding where your suppliers are located and the potential threats of their area is a crucial first step in creating a disaster plan. Here are seven tips for creating a supply chain disaster plan:

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