Slow to React in a Fast-Paced World

  • Hari Bapuji


It is easy to see how products can turn hazardous due to ill-conceived designs or erroneous manufacturing. In such cases, recalls are necessary to prevent the product from reaching more customers and to retrieve the unsafe products from the customers. By themselves, recalls are supposed to limit and even prevent safety hazards, but they can miss their mark and create a dangerous situation if they are not announced in a timely manner. Even a few days’ delay can mean the difference between few injuries and more injuries, if not deaths, that could have been prevented. As the saying goes, timing is everything, and this certainly holds true for product recalls.


Corrective Action Recall Date Product Recall Manufacturing Flaw Reverse Supply Chain 
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