Steve Strachota

Posts by: Steve Strachota

Steve has led large organizations including supply chain, e-commerce solutions, finance, HR and IT -successfully owning P/L's in multiple geographies for CPG and retail; creating value; building organizations; and defining strategies. He is currently the COO of Ja-Ru Inc, a global toy business. Previous experiences: - EVP Operations, HR, IT at South Eastern Grocers - Head of End to End Supply Chain (UK), CFO Eastern Europe at Tesco - CEO of Cadbury Russia - Finance Leadership at P&G

Movement of products from China during COVID. A perspective from an importer of toys.

COVID-19 first appeared in Wuhan China in December 2019 – causing disruptions to trade which linger today. Besides the direct impacts of city shutdowns and quarantines which have impacted Chinese worker availability, the ongoing pandemic has affected everything from; the availability and prices of shipping containers; cardboard; and manufacturing capacity which shifted to essential PPE […]