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Kevin Ketels for The Conversation

Kevin Ketels for The Conversation

Kevin Ketels is assistant professor, teaching global supply chain management at Wayne State University. He is faculty lead for the annual Healthcare Supply Chain Forum, faculty lead for the General Motors Wayne State University Supply Chain Management Case Competition, and faculty lead for study abroad in Netherlands, Germany and Poland.

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Baby formula industry was primed for disaster long before key factory closed down

By: - May 23, 2022

The conditions that led to a shortage of baby formula were set in motion long before the February 2022 closure of the Similac factory tipped the U.S. into a crisis. Retailers nationwide reported supplies of baby formula were out of stock at a rate of 43% during the week ended May 8, 2022, compared with […]