Well-functioning global supply chains are essential for the success of manufacturers in the UK. The Covid pandemic has highlighted both the strengths but also some weaknesses in supply of raw materials and inputs as well as supply chain systems and infrastructure. In addition, the UK has undergone the most significant reset of its international trading relationships which continues to evolve. Analysing these new relationships and external factors will provide greater resilience for manufacturing in the UK. This session will look at the UK’s strengths, weaknesses as well as the opportunities and threats, which present in UK’s global supply chains.