Not If, But When: How Supply Chains Prepare For Hurricane Season
Harvey, Irma, Maria and Nate. Four 2017 hurricanes that were so destructive that the U.N. World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has retired their names. The four storms devastated portions of Texas (Harvey), Florida (Irma), Puerto Rico (Maria) and the Caribbean (Nate), leaving massive power outages, severe flooding and death in their wake.
According to the Washington Post, final costs may not be known for years, but estimates suggest the tab will far exceed $200 billion.
Now Hector has grown to a Category 3 hurricane as it moves close to Hawaii in the Pacific Ocean.