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Outbreak Leaves Garment Workers Stranded and Unemployed

When it’s deliver-or-die, supply chains become the lifeblood of a company. To that end, the fashion industry has embraced technology to navigate today’s hyper-complicated supply chain, with myriad solutions shaping the first, middle and last mile. Call it Sourcing 2.0.

As the COVID-19 crisis continues to shut borders and crack down on internal movement, millions of garment workers in countries such as Thailand and India are finding themselves stranded, unemployed and largely bereft of social safety nets. The situation is especially precarious for migrant workers who are caught in a kind of limbo: Not only…

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