APQC and Supply Chain Management Review collected information from 294 supply chain professionals in May 2020 specifically about the state of working from home for people in supply chain roles before, during, and after the COVID-19 global pandemic.
Working from home in supply chain refers to a situation in which an employee works remotely from a home location and communicates with the company by email, telephone, and other online methods. The alternative to working from home is working in a company location such as a corporate once, distribution center, plant, warehouse, or other company location with in-person co-workers.
Key points include:
- Organizations shift to allow work from home.
- People want to continue to work from home at least several days a week.
- Top benefits of working from home.
- Top challenges of working from home.