Innovative Approaches to Supply Chain Risk

Kinaxis

A major earthquake in Taiwan. This key supplier had been identified and sure enough, you have a second source primed and ready to go. A few hours later, your procurement head walks in the office. “We We have a problem.” The alternate source uses the same supplier in Taiwan. Adding to this challenge is the reluctance of suppliers to share their sources with their customers for competitive reasons.

Outsourcing: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly – Lessons from Nortel Networks

NC State SCRC

Jeff Townley, former Chief Procurement Officer at Nortel Networks, provided some fantastic insights in my MBA class this evening. The ODM’s in Taiwan have a single tech park where they all started. At the time – it was all in Taiwan, and over time it was moved more to manufacturing locations in China. Business Process Outsourcing Design for Supply Chain Outsourcing Strategic Cost Management Strategic Sourcing Supply Chain Innovation Supply Chain Management

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Experts Suggest How to Slash Supply Chain Risk Properly

Supply Chain Opz

This is how Dell managed to make limited supply of different products to meet demand after the Taiwan earthquake. For example, a partner that has been a stellar performer that experiences a decline, whether a sharp drop or a repeated gradual erosion, is a source of potential disruption that has yet to be realized. Traditionally mandated for public procurement, it offers many of the same benefits to corporations.

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Bristlecone Flash – February 2019

Bristlecone

BRISTLECONE DEPLOYS SAP ARIBA STRATEGIC SOURCING SUITE. It took a mere 18 weeks for Bristlecone to lead a Middle Eastern steel manufacturing client on a transformation journey that took them from manual processes to a powerful new procurement solution. In the past three months alone, we’ve worked with clients in dozens of countries – USA, UK, India, Thailand, Romania, Vietnam, China, Malaysia, Canada, Germany, UAE, Taiwan, Indonesia and many more.

The Supply Chain’s Vision Problem

Enterra Insights

” Alex Saric, a procurement expert at Ivalua, observes that poor supply chain visibility exposes companies to unwanted risks. Here, a smart approach to procurement will allow companies to improve supplier visibility, put effective measures in place and identify supply chain risks as they appear. Digitalization helps companies obtain the right data from the right sources and ensures that data gets to the right decision-makers.

New: Global Trade Map 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) and Preferential Trade Agreements (PTAs) are designed to boost economic growth through trade by opening markets by way of progressive removal of customs duties, eliminating or reducing trade barriers and tariffs, lifting restrictions on services and even through public procurement. Taiwan, Province of China. Uncovering and mitigating trade risks in international operations.

What’s Looming for Transpacific Ocean Shipments this Peak Season?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

In fact, JOC.com sites many Southeast Asia countries—including India, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, and Indonesia—have significantly grown their imports into the United States, anywhere from 13-37% compared to last year. This shows importers are shifting their sourcing locations to countries other than China. Procure enough capacity. Review your existing capacity procurement levels with service provider(s) to ensure you have enough.

Supply Chain Management:Headline for the 2012 Holiday Buying.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

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