We all hear about the global supply chain crisis, but why does it matter for horse barns? Supply chain seems irrelevant at times since barns get critical supplies (grain, hay, shavings) from local companies and amazon/good e-commerce sites supplement the rest. So, why does it matter and what can you do to protect your barn?
First, let’s look at the major impacts of the current supply chain crisis that will impact us horse barns and owners.
What can you do to mitigate any of these challenges? Planning ahead has the biggest impact.
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Within Equine Simplified, I have generated some useful lists to support my reorder practices. For example, I created a task list with all supplements that I reorder and the relevant website links. Thus, all I have to do is access the link, and I am on my way to reorder.
Additionally, I use a spreadsheet to help me monitor the daily average usage of my major bulk items (feed, hay, shavings). This tool helps me
In conclusion, planning ahead to minimize impacts that the supply chain will have on your horse barn will help you run a seamless operation.