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1. Supply Chain Risks Abound
(News)
... look at a few examples in a blog post on his Supply Chain Matters site in order to reinforce the need for strong business continuity planning. Read about it HERE. ...
Created on 22 September 2016
2. The Dreaded Black Swan
(News)
When a perceived Black Swan event occurs and there's not much of an impact to supply chains, what does it mean? To some, it means they shouldn't worry about such disasters, they'll be fine.To others, it ...
Created on 19 May 2016
3. Visibility Research Results
(News)
Visibility is always top of mind for supply chain managers. However, recent research by the Business Continuity Institute and Zurich Insurance shows a troubling lack of it, with disruptions and confusion ...
Created on 15 December 2015
4. Supplier Risk Management For Beginners
(Logistics)
Businesses must put more effort into pre-planning for business interruption according to a survey by Zurich Insurance and the Business Continuity Institute (BCI). They are concerned about supply chain ...
Created on 18 February 2015
5. Cisco's Supply Chain Risk
(News)
On the Electronics Purchasing Strategies site, John Manners-Bell provides a close-up view on how a huge company, Cisco, manages it's global supply chain risk. Case studies of recent challenges are provided.It's ...
Created on 27 August 2014
6. The State of Supply Chain Risk Planning
(News)
Adrian Gonzalez, on his Talking Logistics site, spins through some recent data on supply chain risk management. It's a topic everyone agrees is important, but a surprisingly large number of companies aren't ...
Created on 26 May 2014
7. Moving the Supply Chain
(Supply)
... z column about some research on supply chain disruption  referencing a recent report from the Zurich Insurance Group. Here's a slice of what the report uncovered: "In a survey of over 500 business contin ...
Created on 15 November 2013
8. Research on Supply Chain Disruptions
(News)
A recent report by the Zurich Insurance Group examines the major sources of supply chain disruption. Since these issues can have a huge impact on business performance, it's important to understand their ...
Created on 13 November 2013
9. Causes of Supply Chain Disruption
(Supply)
... the Business Continuity Institute (BCI) has done a survey and gotten specific about causes of supply chain disruption. The top three: IT, weather events and outsourcing failures. According to their ...
Created on 21 October 2013
10. Getting Started With Supplier Risk Management
(Supply)
Businesses must put more effort into pre-planning for business interruption according to a survey by Zurich Insurance and the Business Continuity Institute (BCI). They are concerned about supply chain ...
Created on 15 July 2013
11. Kentucky's Bet on Cloud ERP
(News)
The State of Kentucky's educational system is 'all in' with cloud technology. They're managing 173 school districts using an ERP system located in a center over 1000 miles away.This is a great example ...
Created on 11 April 2013
12. Business Continuity Plans Must Consider Supply Chain Operations
(Supply)
The recent superstorm, Sandy, and the Nor’easter that followed one week later, are continual reminders that businesses need to build redundancies and create business continuity plans for services and infrastructure. ...
Created on 08 November 2012