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El Niño May Have Your Supply Chain Partying Like It’s 1997

Kinaxis

A massive El Niño occurred in 1997-1998, unleashing record rains in California, deadly tornados in Florida, and a brutal drought in Indonesia, thus landing the term firmly on the radar (no pun intended) of millions of people around the globe. With extreme weather—running the gamut from droughts to flooding rains—likely to occur across the globe this winter, we can expect to see the supply chain affected in several areas. Identify Alternative Transportation Routes.

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“Too Big to Fail”: 10 Things you Need to Know About El Niño

Elementum

Deemed “too big to fail” by NASA , the weather event will impact supply chains at every stage. As the event starts to take effect, here are ten things you should know about how different weather systems will impact your supply chain. During the 1997 El Niño, droughts in Indonesia and Argentina caused mining activity to halt, raising prices of copper, zinc, and nickel. Disastrous typhoons can also knock out industries and transportation from the country.

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Global Sourcing and Human Rights Go Hand in Hand

NC State SCRC

Organizations continue to scour global markets for even lower labor rates, moving from Western China to the Pearl River, and now to Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Cambodia, and North Africa. However, our research suggests that most organizations do very little to truly monitor human rights violations in their low-cost country supply chain manufacturing locations.

Navigating the Future in an Uncertain Political and Regulatory Environment

NC State SCRC

The Supply Chain Resource Cooperative held its bi-annual Industry Partner Meeting in the Talley Student Center at North Carolina State University this past week. Participants also attended the Innovation Showcase in Nelson Hall,, featuring two winning supply chain teams in the undergraduate and graduate divisions! Emerging Issues in Supply Chain Forecasting Internet of Things Inventory Management Supply Chain Economics Supply Chain Management