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Procurement Can Prepare for  Supply Chain Risk


Alex Saric, Smart Procurement Expert, Ivalua. Procurement has a vital role to play in identifying and managing risk. Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) after their suppliers used third party vendors in North Korea, falling foul of North Korea Sanctions Regulations. Procurement has a vital role to play.

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Supply Chain Risk Management in 2024: A Forward Look with Tom Linton


Accomplished procurement veteran and author Tom Linton provides valuable insights into the supply chain risk management landscape in 2024 in this exclusive Q&A. In this Q&A, Tom shares insightful stories from his over 20 years in procurement and tells us what should be top of mind for supply chain managers in 2024.


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Made in “I Really Don’t Know”

Talking Logistics

As first reported by Fairfax Media , a factory in North Korea has been making high-priced surf and snow gear for Australian surfwear company Rip Curl since at least 2014, with the garments labeled “Made in China.” We do not approve or authorise any production of Rip Curl products out of North Korea.”

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Economic Aspects of Supply Chains

American Global Logistics

Other geopolitical risks, such as tensions between Russia and Ukraine, along with unpredictable regimes in Iran and North Korea, have the potential to disrupt global supply chains as well. Brexit fallout, characterized by additional red tape, dislocated labor markets, and anemic trade growth, continues to affect supply chains 4.

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How the Inflation Reduction Act’s EV Tax Credit Will Reshape Supply Chains


The approach calls for a deeper look at procurement chains, critical mineral qualification and the calculation of mineral content. The Inflation Reduction Act does not directly define FEOCs, but it does allude to China, Russia, North Korea and Iran falling within that category.

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Forced Labor in Seafood Supply Chains


This paper explores why forced labor in seafood industry supply chains continues to grab headlines, tarnish brand images, and challenge procurement teams – and what they can do about it. Background. In 2012- 50% of exports came from developing countries. The revelations forced the U.S.

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Top 10 Most Corrupt Countries of 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

Proactive disclosure of relevant data, including government budgets, company ownership, public procurement and political party finances allows journalists, civil society and affected communities to identify patterns of corrupt conduct more efficiently. North Korea. Equatorial Guinea. Media Type. Printer-friendly version.