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

Resilinc

Accomplished procurement veteran and author Tom Linton provides valuable insights into the supply chain risk management landscape in 2024 in this exclusive Q&A. As we move into the new year, there are many questions on our minds about the future of the supply chain. Tom: We always have to keep an eye on North Korea.

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Mitigating Geopolitical Risks in the Supply Chain, Part One

Enterra Insights

In the concluding part of the article, I want to examine how geopolitical risks might affect supply chain operations. ” • Notorious North Korea. Interestingly, Kupchan and Bremmer didn’t include North Korea as one of their trouble-spots for this coming year. Geopolitical Risks • Rogue Russia.

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The Russian Invasion, Cyber War, and Global Supply Chains

Logistics Viewpoints

When Russia invaded Ukraine, I knew there would be impacts on global supply chains. But supply chain impacts like the rising cost of gas, or the inability of a train to cross Siberia to bring goods from China to Europe, or the increased congestion this would cause at China ports, was not the supply chain impact I feared most.

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What Supply Chain Risks Must Supply Chain Execs Keep Top of Mind?

GlobalTranz

Risk permeates supply chains. The best-laid plans to avoid as many risks as possible often fall on deaf ears in supply chain management, but supply chain executives who take the time to understand the greatest threats can successfully position their companies to overcome such risks.

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Sorry, I’m Not Sure: Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2018

Talking Logistics

I will be wrong again,” I stated last year before making my supply chain and logistics predictions for 2017 , and I was right. But I was right with some of my other predictions, especially my prediction that we would see a rise in cyber attacks in 2017, with supply chain and logistics operations becoming new targets.

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Geopolitical Risks and the Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

Supply chain risk managers often feel like long-tailed cats in a room full of rocking chairs — everywhere they look a new risk appears. ”[1] Mike Rosenberg, a professor at the Iese Business School in Spain, insists understanding geopolitical risks is essential for supply chain managers.

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The Global Trade Compliance Market is Crazy!

Logistics Viewpoints

Many multinationals have engineered their global supply chains to minimize taxation by creating subsidiaries in low taxation nations like Switzerland, Ireland, and Singapore. In April of 2022, British American Tobacco, headquartered in the UK, agreed to pay $508 million in fines for selling their products to North Korea.

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