As we’re now seeing firsthand, change is the only constant we can count on. In a recent interview, Bill Gates predicted that half of business travel will disappear forever
in the aftermath of the pandemic.
On a shorter timeline, one can assume that the vast majority of business travel will not return in 2021. According to McKinsey & Co.
, business travel has been more volatile and slower to recover than leisure travel. We can look to the past to predict the future.
If compliance audits are designed to ensure safety and reliability in the supply chain, how can we assure safe medications are being manufactured and shipped in 2021, despite the current roadblocks to travel? Business as usual is not coming back anytime soon.