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1. Disruption of Globalization and Supply Chain
(Supply)
...  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
2. Planning for Disruption
(News)
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
3. Developing Risk Management Practices
(News)
... 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
4. Prepare for Global Supply Chain Risks in 2017
(News)
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
5. Surviving a Natural Disaster
(News)
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
6. Scary Supply Chain Stories
(News)
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
7. Focus on Managing the Right Risk
(News)
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
8. Supply Chain Risks Abound
(News)
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
9. Risk Management Becomes Top of Mind
(News)
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
10. Cloud ERP for Manufacturers
(News)
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
11. 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
12. Preparing for Disruption
(News)
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
13. Lessons From Finish Line
(News)
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
14. Businesses Lack Risk Management Plans
(News)
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
15. Managing Your Supply Chain
(Supply)
... 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
16. Supply Chain Visibility Demanded
(News)
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
17. It's the Season of Risk
(News)
Since we're now smack dab in the middle of hurricane season, it may be an appropriate time to ask: is your supply chain ready for the next disaster? As business has become more global, problems on the othe ...
Created on 27 October 2015
18. The Game of Risk
(News)
With the recent explosive news coming out of China, we're reminded of how important the concept of risk is to supply chain managers. Lora Cecere, the Supply Chain Shaman, has researched the topic and provides ...
Created on 01 September 2015
19. When Supply Chains Merge
(News)
When two companies of relatively equal size become one due to a merger/acquisition, something's gotta give in the supply chain arena. Having two of everything is a recipe for disaster.On the Logistics Viewpoint ...
Created on 30 July 2015
20. How Managed EDI Tools Offset Supply Chain Risk And Complexity
(EDI)
... ir supply chains so they can prevent disasters too. They need to be able to do “what-if” analysis and work their way around events that will cause disruption and risks to the supply chain. Same thing w ...
Created on 27 April 2015