In December 2019, in Wuhan, China, the emergence of a new disease changed the lifestyle of the entire population. The COVID-19 pandemic has marked the world and continues to do so, causing several impacts in the most varied sectors. This chapter aims to show how the pandemic impacted the global logistics network by showcasing several supply chains that were affected, mainly focusing on e-commerce and food supply chains and their many aspects. This chapter also draws attention to how changes, caused by the virus, have transformed consumer behavior over the past 2 years. It will also present mitigation strategies that have been or could have been used by companies to minimize the risk of disruptions during the pandemic by creating a more resilient supply chain.
Part of the book: Operations Management and Management Science