18 Nov '11, 5am

Thai floods hit global supply chain

TOKYO: Thailand's worst floods in decades may gradually be subsiding but ripples will be felt by companies and consumers for months to come, analysts say, underlining the fragility of the global supply chain. Thailand is a production hub for many firms, and severe flooding since October has left hundreds dead while hurting a wide range of industries, particularly the automotive and computer hard-disk drive (HDD) sectors. The consequences have been global, hitting companies such as personal computer maker Dell, HDD makers Toshiba and Western Digital, and auto giants Toyota and Ford. As with supply chain woes after Japan's March earthquake, analysts say the Thai disaster raises questions as to how well companies understand their supply networks for essential parts, and whether risks could be better managed. However, "companies are limited in what they can do because possessi...

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