From a procurement standpoint consider what should have been done to avoid the world’s biggest chicken fast food outlet running out of its main raw material. It will be good to know going forward what liquidated damages KFC have put in their contracts with DHL. This is the level of compensation the supplier (DHL) would have to pay the client (KFC) in the event of non supply.
This would be a great example to use in any negotiation or contracting CIPS unit. The KFC closures highlight the importance of getting your contract right with key suppliers from day one.