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1. NGOs walk a supply chain tightrope to disaster response
In the aftermath of a humanitarian disaster, it's vital for help to arrive as soon as possible through monetary donations, supplies and materials, and on the ground responders. The coordination of thes ...
Created on 13 July 2018
2. KFC Illustrates the Importance of Logistics
Kentucky Fried Chicken’s (KFC) U.K. chicken disaster highlights how large a part logistics play in a business success or failure, reports Forbes. KFC is blaming a broken logistics system for the debacle ...
Created on 05 March 2018
3. Supply Chain Hit by Natural Disasters
Recent natural disasters have disrupted the supply chain, reports Supply Chain Quarterly. Which proves that it is imperative for the industry to have a solid plan for supply chain recovery in the event ...
Created on 27 November 2017
4. Supply Chain Recovery
Recent natural disasters have disrupted the supply chain, reports Supply Chain Quarterly. Which proves that it is imperative for the industry to have a solid plan for supply chain recovery in the event ...
Created on 27 November 2017
5. Disruption of Globalization and Supply Chain
...  supply chain thinking of centralized production will be a disaster. I already hear supply chain leaders starting to complain that they cannot handle complexity. Their supply chains are getting overwhelmed ...
Created on 16 October 2017
6. Planning for Disruption
According to Forbes, companies with flexible supply chains can survive and even thrive in a disaster such as Hurricane Harvey. Having a set of contingency plans and advance warning has helped companies ...
Created on 30 August 2017
7. Developing Risk Management Practices
... primer on the topic and explains that it's best to develop risk management practices before the big disaster hits. Read it HERE. ...
Created on 06 March 2017
8. Prepare for Global Supply Chain Risks in 2017
Global supply chains are built with a lot of moving parts and risk is always present. According to a recent study, the level of risk is continuing a trend of moving higher by the quarter.Gary Barraco writes ...
Created on 29 December 2016
9. Surviving a Natural Disaster
How can you best plan for a natural disaster if you don't know what it is or when it'll hit? Supply chains are always at risk, but preparedness is a key to making it through catastrophes.In an article  ...
Created on 24 November 2016
10. Scary Supply Chain Stories
In a rather timely article, Teresa Chiykowski celebrates Halloween by writing about supply chain disasters that still haunt retailers well after they occurred. From pumpkin shortages to technology misses, ...
Created on 05 November 2016
11. Focus on Managing the Right Risk
We're always one disaster away from disaster, right? When we're doing our risk management planning, we're not necessary solving the right problem, according to Pierre Mitchell.On the Spend Matters site, ...
Created on 19 October 2016
12. Supply Chain Risks Abound
Supply chain risk mitigation is an important component of company strategy. Recent disruptions both here and abroad show the breadth of risk that you need to be prepared to address.Bob Ferrarri takes a ...
Created on 22 September 2016
13. Risk Management Becomes Top of Mind
Everyone believes in risk management, but sometimes it takes a real disaster to get things moving. The latest bankruptcy news about Hanjin Shipping is an example of a non-weather related disaster that ...
Created on 12 September 2016
14. Cloud ERP for Manufacturers
Yes, there are still people around who are afraid of cloud-based ERP. Their reasons may be legitimate, or it may be they're not aware of all the benefits and how successfully the issues of the past have ...
Created on 09 June 2016
15. The Dreaded Black Swan
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
16. Preparing for Disruption
Remember when a natural disaster overseas had no real effect on our business? Those days are long gone, and disruptions not only impact global supply chains but their costs are skyrocketing.The Strategic ...
Created on 12 May 2016
17. Lessons From Finish Line
We tend to love case studies, and Supply Chain News gives us a doozy about Finish Line's recent technology disaster. When both the CEO and Chief Supply Chain Office get launched, you know it didn't go well.D ...
Created on 17 March 2016
18. Businesses Lack Risk Management Plans
When a disaster hits, it's great to have detailed continuity plans in place to mitigate its effects. Unfortunately, according to Gary Barraco on the Manufacturing Business Technology site, a large percentag ...
Created on 12 January 2016
19. Managing Your Supply Chain
... g SCM in Risk/Disaster. We just have had a reminder on the East Coast and previously Japan automakers had one the year before. The biggest question mark is Social Media. Yes, it is going to happen. Ye ...
Created on 30 November 2015
20. Supply Chain Visibility Demanded
Customers are demanding better visibility into your supply chain. If you don't give it to them, be prepared to face the consequences: questions, lengthy investigations, lawsuits, and other PR disasters.Accordin ...
Created on 24 November 2015