Supply chains engender great opportunity to weather forecasting industry to advance.Those who can utilize these kinds of forecasting, they are beneficial to some extent and preserved from loss of weather disruptions.In one hand, impact of weather in many cases increase the cost of supply chain, on the other hand it decrements the visibility of supply chain due to inclement weather.Various weather stations measure weather data such as rainfall, shipping etc.Weather cognate courses are being evolved for supply chain managers to tackle weather disruption issues well. Utilization of weather reports from third party companies can help forecasting for early solution and pointing out the affected areas.
Keywords: Weather, supply chain forecasting, supply chain disruption etc.
A global Supply Chain underscores that if a severe weather attacks at a place on earth will impact another area of the globe also in the form of transportation disruption, lesser visibility in the supply chain activities. If supply chain managers do not think these things during forecasting, it would cost supply chain in terms of supply chain value. Producers plan their production in a pattern that year after year due to nature of weather at a set period. Some products have a very short life span and any delay due to weather would cause profit loss.
Supply Chain visibility:
Supply chains create great opportunity to weather forecasting industry to advance. Those who can properly use these kinds of forecasting, they are benefitted to some extent and saved from loss of weather disruptions. In one hand, impact of weather in many cases increase the cost of supply chain, on the other hand it decreases the visibility of supply chain due to severe weather
Super Typhoon Haiyan in Philippines washed a ship and containers to the sea beach area in November, 2013, which affected global trade. Supply Chain Managers should have alertness about their disruptive capabilities to the supply chains .Using different type of inland transport either sea or air may be an option also to be out of destruction or loss of their supply chains. 2013-2014 Winter weather also caused delay issues to the supply chain management in the USA and North American locations.