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1. 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
2. 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
3. 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
4. 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
5. 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
6. 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
7. 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
8. The Game of Risk
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
9. How Managed EDI Tools Offset Supply Chain Risk And Complexity
... 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
10. Responsibility For Suppliers
Some well-documented recent business disasters, such as the airbag recalls by the car makers, vividly illustrate the need for manufacturers to take more ownership of their supply chain processes. The risks ...
Created on 09 April 2015
11. Supply Chain Risk Research
According to new research by BSI, supply chain complexity is driving manufacturers nuts in some sectors of the economy. Natural disasters, government instability, and other continuity issues are top of ...
Created on 24 March 2015
12. Supplier Risk Management For Beginners
... sk and finally by addressing these risks through supplier segmentation. Risks range from the controllable execution problems or "known-unknown" to the uncontrollable natural disasters called "unknown-unk ...
Created on 18 February 2015
13. Responding To Mistakes
... y, long set-up time; Natural disasters – epidemics, earthquakes, extreme weather; A new concern, is supplier insolvency amid an economic downturn. While economic crises don’t come up as frequently ...
Created on 13 October 2014
14. What do SCM Leaders do in a Crisis?
... ore they escalate. Things like “horse meat scandals”, modern slavery, “don't ask, don't tell” situations. Understand that not all “crisis” are about natural disasters. What about a financial crisis?  ...
Created on 06 October 2014
15. Rebalancing Your Sourcing Strategy
... ; disasters and regulatory changes. So why rock the boat and onshore? It is all about adjusting your thinking. Can't just say that “noncore” business activities can be offshored. So, what is core or nonc ...
Created on 29 September 2014
16. Top 5 Disaster Risks To Your Business
... ll Business Administration  has come up with several ideas for all of us to follow. Emergency backup systems: Loss of power is the biggest risk from natural disasters. Obvious answer is uninterrupti ...
Created on 24 September 2014
17. Where's Your Recovery Plan?
... the definition of disaster is very different from what many companies consider to be disasters. When problems occur with our trading partners in different parts of the world they cause a ripple effect ...
Created on 12 May 2014
18. Big Data and Risk
One overlooked aspect of Big Data in the supply chain is its capability to help reduce risk. With the natural and man made disasters that have disrupted the business world over the past few years, this ...
Created on 30 April 2014
19. Visibility and Risk
...  complex.Recent disasters prove how critical visibility can be. Check out his story HERE. ...
Created on 09 April 2014
20. IT Risk
Everyone in the supply chain business worries about disruptions. Usually, it's related to the usual problem sources: weather, natural disasters, financial problems, and the like.On the Forbes site, Michae ...
Created on 18 November 2013