Partner John Trentacosta was quoted in a Wall Street Journal
article titled “Auto Manufacturers Start Flying in Parts as Virus Threatens Supply Chain
,” regarding the impact the coronavirus outbreak is having on the U.S. automotive supply chain.
Trentacosta talked about tensions over who will cover the cost of airfreight and other added expenses and the way this has led to weeks or months of wrangling between suppliers and auto makers. “Right now there is an urgency to get the parts here,” he said. “And then figure out later how to divvy up the bar tab.”