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1. The Election and the Supply Chain
For a different perspective on Donald Trump's election, we look to Bob Ferrarri on the Supply Chain Matters site. He takes a little deeper dive into supply chain-specific effects.Again, although the results ...
Created on 14 November 2016
2. Raining on Your Supply Chain Parade
Supply chain managers spend a lot of time and energy on risk. One aspect that's becoming more important due to climate change is extreme rainfall.Its impact on the transportation network is significan ...
Created on 12 August 2016
3. Sustainability Trends
Supply chain sustainability has come a long way, from something almost being 'forced' on businesses to key aspects of their strategies. The consulting firm PriceWaterhouseCoopers has identified 3 key trends ...
Created on 26 February 2015
4. Climate Change-Related Risks
Risk is all around us. In the supply chain, that's a fact of life. One area that US companies seem to be behind their global competitors in is preparation for weather-related disruptions caused by climate ...
Created on 17 February 2015
5. Climate Change Impact on Suppliers
An article on the Manufacturing Business Technology site by Accenture & CDP describes the risks to supply chains caused by ongoing climate change.According to the article, some suppliers are behind the ...
Created on 30 January 2013
6. Climate Change Risks
On the Supply Chain Standard page, there's an analysis of a recent report of the threats posed by climate change for supply chains.Looks like there's still work to be done by suppliers to prepare for th ...
Created on 27 January 2013
7. Reasons for Supply Chain Sustainability Efforts
Companies continue to develop and implement supply chain sustainability strategies. What's in it for them? Al Bredenberg's article on the site walks us through what is driving these efforts ...
Created on 08 December 2012
8. Sustainability Recommendations From the EDF
The Environmental Defense Fund has a considerable interest in driving supply chain sustainability. They've proposed 5 principles for improving it for the freight supply chain.  Elena Craft describes their ...
Created on 07 October 2012