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McDonald’s Overcomes Supply Chain Issues Caused by West Coast Port Delays
Hundreds of companies had problems fulfilling their supply chain needs because of the labor disputes at west coast ports. One major company affected by the delays was McDonalds. For instance, some Japanese stores went without French fries for a time. However, McDonald's was able to quickly overcome the problem by turning to local suppliers. They have an excellent supply chain with risk mitigation plans.
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