Supply Chain Risk Management: Could You Face a Category 4 Supply Chain Disaster?

Kinaxis

states, obvious disruptions to supply chains and supply chain risk management were a given. Many of the states affected contained key ports and supply destinations, as well as transportation and logistics hubs. Supply chain risk management

Recent Port Shutdowns Highlight the Advantage of Modeling for Supply Chain Risk Management

Logistics Viewpoints

Recent massive strikes among dockworkers on the California coast brought the reality of supply chain continuity planning to the forefront once again for global businesses.

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Countdown to Black Friday: Are You an Easy Target for Cargo Theft?

Talking Logistics

As shoppers count down the days until they can score deals on the hottest products, cargo thieves are counting on cashing in on opportunities to swipe unattended trailers and shipments. Remember that freight at rest is freight at risk. Christopher McLoughlin is Risk Manager at C.H.

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Identity Theft, Trucking Style

Talking Logistics

One of the fastest growing forms of cargo theft is deceptive pick-ups (aka fictitious pick-ups). Here’s how the scheme works, as described in an AP article published last October ( Thieves Pose as Truckers to Steal Huge Cargo Loads ): Thieves assume the identity of a trucking company, often by reactivating a dormant Department of Transportation carrier number from a government website for as little as $300. Keep the cargo moving.

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Do your supply chain challenges have you feeling a little snowed under?

Kinaxis

by Andrew Dunbar The first day of spring is less than a week away but the Canadian winter is still wreaking havoc on local supply chains. Borrowing a quote from CBC : “If we can move the cargo out of Halifax in a timely manner, we don’t get into this situation.

Still Think Dangerous Goods is Just Paperwork and Labels?

Talking Logistics

It’s unfortunate (and risky), but Dangerous Goods often doesn’t get the focus that it deserves, or management just does not fully understand what it takes to be compliant and the overall impact of compliance on the organization,” states the Outlook report.

The Fashion Supply Chain: Unraveling the Reality

Kinaxis

And whether you realize it or not, the garment industry supply chain is changing – both for the better and for the worse. This really speaks to the heart of the issue – global supply chain visibility and transparency.

This Week in Logistics News (July 2-6, 2018)

Talking Logistics

In the meantime, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Trump launches opening salvo in US trade war as tariffs kick in. cargoes, disrupting trade (Reuters). What should supply chain executives do now?

How to Plan for Common Disruptors in Ocean Freight

Talking Logistics

That can make it difficult to meet your delivery times unless you take proactive steps now to minimize the risk in your supply chain. Our proprietary Risk Calendar envisions times of the year when disruptions may occur, and why.

The Day a Cyber Attack Brings the World’s Supply Chains to a Halt

Talking Logistics

Later in the book, as it’s clear that the United States is under attack, the author writes, “the virus that had shut down FedEx and UPS had moved on to infect the software of almost every other commercial shipping company, and was starting to grind the world’s supply chain to a halt.”. Cyber risk and security is getting more attention from the ocean shipping community too. This brings the greater risk of unauthorised access or malicious attacks to ships’ systems and networks.

This Week in Logistics News (September 12-16, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Are you attending the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Annual Conference later this month (September 25-28 in Orlando, FL)? Many products are within the category of optimizers for supply chain needs.

The Hackers Inside Your Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

Two recent reports highlight the growing threat of cyber-terrorism on supply chains. trillion in cargo annually. While the Coast Guard initiated a number of activities and coordinating strategies to improve physical security in specific ports, it has not conducted a risk assessment that fully addresses cyber-related threats, vulnerabilities, and consequences. The post The Hackers Inside Your Supply Chain appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

This Week in Logistics News (January 19-23, 2015)

Talking Logistics

In other news… Elemica Awarded 2nd Patent on Supply Chain Operating Network. Ryder First in Supply Chain Industry to be Awarded SAFETY Act Certification from U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for its global supply chain security program.

This Week in Logistics News (January 4-8, 2016)

Talking Logistics

In the meantime, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: EU Approves FedEx Acquisition of TNT Express ( WSJ – sub. INTTRA Collaborates with JDA Software for Streamlined Transportation Management.

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Canadian Ports: A Fast Lane for Asia-U.S. Imports?

Talking Logistics

West Coast ports continue , causing importers like Lululemon Athletica to delay store shipments by up to 10 days, other shippers are heading to Canada’s West Coast ports, such as Prince Rupert where cargo traffic headed for the U.S. As I said at the time, when you stand back and think about it from a supply chain risk management perspective, being in a situation where just 800 clerks can shut down the main entry point for about 40 percent of U.S.

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New Lithium-Ion Battery Shipping Regulations Can Impact Electronics Supply Chains (Part 1)

Resilinc

This is part 1 of a 2-part blog addressing the International Civil Aviation Organization's (ICAO) recently enacted ban on the shipment of lithium-ion batteries as cargo consignments on passenger planes and the associated supply chain risks of such provisions.

Five Ways to Drive a High-Performance, Cross-Border Automotive Supply Chain

TMC

Five Ways to Drive a High-Performance, Cross-Border Automotive Supply Chain.Connect. Pinpointing and fixing the real causes of delays by analyzing cross-border supply chains is more important than ever. Every supply chain is unique and vulnerable to a particular set of risks.

Welcome to the Supply Chain where the Risks Never Stop Coming

Enterra Insights

There are undoubtedly moments when risk managers would like to “take a knee” in order to find respite from the risks their supply chains face. According to the staff at Supply & Demand Chain Executive , “A new report from Resilinc reveals that global risks increased throughout 2018, with geopolitical conflicts posing some of the most potentially costly and disruptive supply chain impacts.”[1]

Supply Chain Case Study: the Executive's Guide

Supply Chain Opz

Professionals in supply chain management use various methods to identify best practices to improve the operations. Analysis of case study is certainly one of the most popular methods for people from business management background.

Blockchain and Supply Chain are Becoming Inextricably Tied

Enterra Insights

Increasingly, however, articles about blockchain technology focus on how it can help improve supply chain operations. Today’s supply chains are mindbogglingly complex and blockchain has the potential to address some of that complexity. David Higgins, EMEA Technical Director at CyberArk, explains, “It only takes a quick Google search of ‘supply chain diagrams’ to see how complicated the modern day supply chain has become.

This Week in Logistics News (August 28 – September 1, 2017)

Talking Logistics

August is usually a quiet month for supply chain and logistics news, but not this year, especially the past couple of weeks. LevaData to Transform Strategic Sourcing for Global Procurement and Supply Chain Leaders. The same is true for supply chains.

This Week in Logistics News (June 26-30, 2017)

Talking Logistics

Moving on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news… FedEx says operations at TNT Express disrupted after virus attack (Reuters). FourKites Partners with HaulFox to Provide Freight Brokers with Next Generation Supply Chain Visibility.

This Week in Logistics News (August 29 -September 2, 2016)

Talking Logistics

With a holiday weekend upon us, let’s go straight to the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Retailers Seek U.S. GE Acquires Top Supply Chain Software Provider ShipXpress to Expand Digital Rail Offerings.