Susan Jackewicz Thanks for the response! For production line workers, I envision shipping materials to remote workspaces (think a conference room in a coworking space) so as to keep the numbers small and social distance. As for the video link in that case, I imagine a security camera recording that the manager could access remotely to monitor efficiencies. Then a TV for him to do a Zoom when he wants to come motivate or correct behavior. Scaling this for each type of product would be hard as machinery would be a problem in some cases and in other cases material handlers/forklift drivers would still be needed to replenish materials throughout the day.
For the supply chain office staff I manage, I envision (if the plant is operating as normal and we're at home) the forklift drivers having go pros to show us of problems on the floor and having a "raise your hand" feature that pings one of my staff to start a video call to solve the issue. The same could be done by manning drones remotely perhaps to see a wider view of an area that might be crowded with material that needs to get moved.