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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. 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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Procurement Can Prepare for  Supply Chain Risk


Supply Chain Managers today have never been so reliant on suppliers to deliver goods and services to customers. Globalisation has made is much easier for UK businesses to trade across borders, allowing access to lower cost sources of supply and new markets. Businesses aren’t prepared for Supply Chain Risk.


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Economic Aspects of Supply Chains

American Global Logistics

Gain Competitive Advantage by Understanding the Economic Aspects of Supply Chains Supply chains play a crucial role in driving economic growth and prosperity. According to the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) the cost of U.S. All these help mitigate disruptions to supply chains.

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


The trend also stands to shake up the global electric vehicle (EV) and battery supply chain, and companies that act decisively now will be more likely to come out on top. The approach calls for a deeper look at procurement chains, critical mineral qualification and the calculation of mineral content.

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Supply Chain and Logistics Resolutions for 2017: 4 Things to STOP Doing This Year

Talking Logistics

Three years ago, I wrote a popular post highlighting “ 5 New Year’s Resolutions for Supply Chain and Logistics Executives.” For related commentary, see “ There’s No Silver Bullet for Supply Chain Visibility ” and “ Forget Innovation, Just Execute Better ”. Stop viewing logistics as a cost center. It’s now 2017.

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Made in “I Really Don’t Know”

Talking Logistics

In this week’s Ripped from the Headlines segment, another example of how many companies still have poor visibility and control of their end-to-end supply chains. We do not approve or authorise any production of Rip Curl products out of North Korea.” How do you begin to improve supply chain visibility and control?

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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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