Building the Business Case for Supply Chain Risk Management

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Naturally, to take advantage of this opportunity, you will need a well-functioning supply chain, which you happen to have. But there are some risks. Do you think that your supply chain management is good enough for this market? That’s when it all gets extremely complicated, but one thing remains crystal clear: supply chain risk management is profoundly important for businesses to grow and expand. Supply Chain

Supply Chain Risk Management Highlighted by a Tiny Computer Chip

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Jason Koebler and Joseph Cox explain, “In the 2015 novel Ghost Fleet , the spark that starts World War III is not a nuclear bomb, but a supply chain hack. ” Aside from national security implications, the main lesson to be learned here is how vulnerable companies are to risks associated with their supply chains. ” He also acknowledges that under-investment in supply chain risk management is understandable.

On Your Radar: Important Logistics Trends and Outlook for 2016

Talking Logistics

In a highly-dynamic business environment, it’s critically important for supply chain and logistics executives to keep a pulse on what’s happening in the industry. Transportation Market : What are some creative solutions to managing transportation spend and capacity more effectively?

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The 3PL Industry is Suffering from Gresham’s Law

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As I wrote in that post, “Many shippers still don’t get it: there is no incentive for 3PLs to be innovative and creative if your objective is to beat them down on cost, shift all the risk to them, and then put the business out to bid again in 1-3 years.

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How to Plan for Common Disruptors in Ocean Freight

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That can make it difficult to meet your delivery times unless you take proactive steps now to minimize the risk in your supply chain. Our proprietary Risk Calendar envisions times of the year when disruptions may occur, and why.

This Week in Logistics News (June 20-24, 2016)

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A beautiful woman passed away this morning, my wife’s aunt who we all loved, so I will be brief with my comments about this week’s supply chain and logistics news. HighJump Adds Supply Chain Analytics to Enterprise Software Suite.

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

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I will be wrong again,” I stated last year before making my supply chain and logistics predictions for 2017 , and I was right. It echoed the title of my September 2016 post, “ The Day a Cyber Attack Brings the World’s Supply Chains to a Halt.”. Source: Evan, Flikr. “I

Supply Chain Risk and My Online Order

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This is typically when I order a tequila in frustration and my mind goes into overdrive asking the basic question: What are the risks in their supply chain? . Could political risk impact my cologne order? I may be overly concerned about the receipt of my order, and I do have some safety stock levels with my current cologne, but since the company has not charged my card, it also make me think about economic risk. Risk causes can be extremely varied as mentioned.

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

Kinaxis

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. El Niño may serve as the ultimate test of supply chain risk management and resiliency.

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. “Australians would be shocked to hear that an iconic Australian brand with roots on the surf coast of Victoria can’t confidently track clothing produced within its own supply chain,” said Oxfam Australia’s CEO Dr Helen Szoke​. How do you begin to improve supply chain visibility and control?

New Lithium-Ion Battery Shipping Regulations Can Impact Electronics Supply Chains (Part 1)

Resilinc

This is part 1 of a 2-part blog addressing the International Civil Aviation Organization's (ICAO) recently enacted ban on the shipment of lithium-ion batteries as cargo consignments on passenger planes and the associated supply chain risks of such provisions.

Don’t Fear Optimization (It’s Just a Word)

Talking Logistics

Author’s Note: The following is the forward I wrote for a new textbook published by MercuryGate (a Talking Logistics sponsor) on “ Modern Technology for Transportation Optimization ,” which is available for purchase on Amazon.com. Our transportation operations are simple and straightforward.”

3 Core Metrics & 10 Soft Metrics for Measuring Supply Chain Performance

Cerasis

The average Supply Chain management professional measures their Supply Chain by reviewing cost reduction. Is cost reduction all that there is in measuring Supply Chain performance? What about measuring working capital in the Supply Chain?

Improving Supply Chain Resilience

Enterra Insights

Supply chain risk management (SCRM) is often discussed in terms of prevention, mitigation, and recovery. ” Supply chain risk managers undoubtedly agree with that sentiment. They also know, however, that regardless of their best efforts many risks simply can’t be prevented because most of those risks are out of their control. Consistency in the supply chain is crucial to a company’s overall performance.”[1]

[INFOGRAPHIC] 5 More Supply Chain Trends To Watch Out for in 2016

Cerasis

Yesterday we began our two part series on 2016 supply chain trends that will drive supply chain management into the future. If you missed the first post, we encourage you to give it a read by visiting the first seven 2016 supply chain trends post here. .

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Welcome to the Supply Chain where the Risks Never Stop Coming

Enterra Insights

There are undoubtedly moments when risk managers would like to “take a knee” in order to find respite from the risks their supply chains face. According to the staff at Supply & Demand Chain Executive , “A new report from Resilinc reveals that global risks increased throughout 2018, with geopolitical conflicts posing some of the most potentially costly and disruptive supply chain impacts.”[1]

How an Inefficient Supply Chain can kill an FMCG Business?

Abivin

Managing supply chain is getting more complex and sophisticated in the global context. Supply chain is considered a prerequisite for the existence of FMCG businesses. Why is supply chain inefficiency a major threat to FMCG businesses?

I Will Be Wrong Again: Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2017

Talking Logistics

This is not only true for financial investments, but also for supply chain and logistics predictions. Here’s one of my predictions for 2016 that hit the mark: Blockchain Technology Will Make Its Debut in Supply Chain Management. The Hackers Inside Your Supply Chain.

Google Will Acquire a 3PL – And Other Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2015

Talking Logistics

“We will see $300 a barrel — or roughly $250 in today’s dollars — because oil supply will be so short. That will be in 2015, after the peak of oil [supply].”. Managed Services: The “Stretch Armstrong” of Logistics. Want a Fast-Response Supply Chain?

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Supply Chain Management:Utility of iPads on Shop Floor

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Supply Chain Management:Importance of Proactive Master Data.

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Supply Chain Management:A New Lens for Supply Chain Roadmaps

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Supply Chain Management:How to make Preventive Maintenance a.

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Supply Chain Management:Has Best of Breed WMS Won the Race?

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Supply Chain Management:Enabling individual item picking in.

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Supply Chain Management:Demand Planning in CPG industry.

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Supply Chain Management:SAP acquired Ariba, what does it mean.

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Supply Chain Management:'Asset' in Enterprise Asset Management

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Supply Chain Management:Smarter Partnering for Smarter Business

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Supply Chain Management:Indicators from the 2012 Holiday Buying.

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Supply Chain Management:Bricks and Clicks - The New Business.

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Supply Chain Management:The Learning from the 2012 Holiday.

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Supply Chain Management:Order Fulfillment From The Dark Stores

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