Do you ever wonder about the intricate relationships between infrastructure projects and supply chains? Get ready for an insightful journey as we unpack the many facets of major undertakings like the High Speed 2 (HS2) project, shedding light on both their potential merits such as economic stimulation and increased capacity, and challenges like environmental concerns and local opposition.
Hold on tight as we broaden our scope to include other massive projects like Crossrail and the Channel Tunnel. We evaluate their time and cost constraints and analyze their immense potential to catalyze supply chains. International comparisions with Japan's bullet train and the first US High Speed Rail System in California. We further discuss the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station and the potential economic growth and job creation from expanding London's Heathrow airport. Be prepared for an enlightening conversation on how decisions about infrastructure investments have far-reaching implications on economies, and how enhancements in infrastructure directly bolster supply chains and national productivity.
About Tony Hines and the Chain Reaction Podcast – All About Supply Chain Advantage
I have been researching and writing about supply chains for over 25 years. I wrote my first book on supply chain strategies in the early 2000s. Each week we have special episodes on particular topics relating to supply chains. We have a weekly news round up every Saturday at 12 noon. All things impacting global supply chains in that week, so come and join us on the Chain Reaction podcast. I look forward to seeing you there.
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