Reducing the Risk of Supply Chain Disruptions

Descartes

Join us for a Web Seminar on October 25 at 2 pm ET Mark Segner is Vice President, Global Sales Datamyne at Descartes Today's supply chains include more trading partners, touch more systems, and see goods changing hands more rapidly than ever before.

Current Stark Reminders of Pending Industry Supply Chain Disruption

Supply Chain Matters

Supply Chain Matters highlights that two significant storms, one that struck southern China, the other about to impact the Texas Gulf Coast, have the potential to add to significant industry supply chain concerns. High Tech and Consumer Electronics Supply Chain Procurement and Sourcing Supply Chain Disruption Transportation and Logistics Hurricane Harvey multi-industry supply chain disruption Supply chain Matters blog Supply Chain Risk Typhoon Hato

Minimizing Supply Chain Disruption Through Analytics: A Brief Guide

Cerasis

Using analytics in the supply chain has the most potential to dramatically reduce costs of supply chain management, as well as minimizing supply chain disruption. Unfortunately, the upfront investment costs for deploying the technology necessary to use analytics can be difficult to justify, so Warehouse Managers need to know a few things about house analytics to enable the minimization of supply chain disruptions. Supply Chai

Untimely Occurrences of Multi-Industry Supply Chain Disruptions

Supply Chain Matters

As businesses enter the all-important final four months of 2016, news of supply chain disruptions are permeating business media channels. We, along with global media, have already alerted readers to the ongoing and quickly cascading implications of Hanjin Shipping’s financial receivership, which we have characterized as a financial shot heard across the globe. The potential […].

Supply Chain Disruptions: A Survival Guide - SupplyChainOpz

Supply Chain Opz

Supply Chain Disruptions: A Survival Guide. Do you feel supply chain risk management is too complicated to implement? This article will show you how one of the worlds leading companies put a theory into practice and survive many supply chain disruptions.

Lessons Learned from Supply Chain Disruption

PLS Logistics

Supply chain disruptions span from day-to-day risks like malfunctioning equipment to high-impact threats like natural disasters. Supply Chain Managed Transportation Case Study

Even More Stark Reminders of Pending Supply Chain Disruption- Hurricane Irma

Supply Chain Matters

Supply Chain Matters updates readers on the pending approach of Hurricane Irma to the Florida and potentially other U.S. Procurement and Sourcing Sales and Operations Planning Supply Chain Disruption Transportation and Logistics Effects of Hurricane Irma supply chain disruption alert Supply chain Matters blog Supply Chain Risk

Supply Chain Disruption and Digitization

Enterra Insights

Disruption is generally anathema in supply chain circles. Yet, more and more articles address the topic of digital disruption and see it as an opportunity. The dictionary defines a disruption as “a disturbance or problem that interrupts an event, activity, or process.” Digital disruption is about interrupting business models or entire economic sectors. Supply chain digital disruption and digitization.

How Technology Can Help Manage Supply Chain Disruptions

AFFLINK

How does your organization manage supply chain disruptions? Supply chain disruption is at its highest rate in three years , and while it's not always possible to predict every interruption in procurement, it is possible to plan ahead for them.

Steering Clear of Supply Chain Disruptions

Inbound Logistics

Companies make contingency plans to prepare for possible supply chain disruptions caused by port labor negotiations

Using Prescriptive Analytics to Decrease Supply Chain Disruptions

River Logic

An article by Nari Viswanathan, Vice President of Product Management for River Logic, was recently featured on Supply Chain Management Review. In this article, Nari discusses the fact that Supply Chain in particular has been slow to adopt advanced analytics capabilities, mainly due to their apprehensiveness around replacing existing systems. The full article can be accessed on Supply Chain Management Review.

Supply Chains Disruptions at Highest Rate in 3 Years

Material Handling & Logistics

Supply chain disruptions continue to grow at an alarming rate, according to a new study, 2018 EventWatch Supply Chain Disruption Report, by Resilinc. Of those events, more than 300 of them directly impacted the continuity of supply.

Businesses facing high costs of supply chain disruption

Supply Chain Movement

Business Continuity Institute research has exposed the high costs that businesses are facing as a result of supply chain disruptions in this increasingly interconnected world. percent suffered a one-off disruption that cost in excess of €1 million (up from 9% last year).

Missing: C-level Engagement to Address Supply Chain Disruption Risk

Talking Logistics

A 2005 study on the impact of supply chain disruptions revealed there is significant damage to a company’s financials and brand when a crisis or stoppage occurs. Other stats related to disruption include: 107 % drop in operating income. These can all lead to disruption.

Major Supply Chain Disruption On-Tap for Pharmaceutical and Drug Focused Supply Chains

Supply Chain Matters

We previously noted on Supply Chain Matters the acquisition of India based generics drug producer Ranbaxy Laboratories by Sun Pharmaceuticals Industries in a $3.2 Guest contributor and book author Rich Sherman addressed pending shifts and re-focus required across healthcare delivery supply chains.

Planning for Supply Chain Disruptions

Consumer Goods Logistics

Was your supply chain impacted by hurricanes Harvey and Irma? Supply Chain Challenges

“We Want Our CEO Back!” – A New Supply Chain Disruption

Logistics Viewpoints

Supply chain disruptions are not a new thing. And we’ve certainly seen supply chain disruptions due to employee strikes or walk-outs. ” – A New Supply Chain Disruption appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints: A Blog for Logistics, Supply Chain, and 3PL Executives. I’ve written about them quite a bit this year, whether they were due to bad weather, political unrest, driver shortages, or faulty equipment.

Supply Chain Disruptions: Comparing Best in Class to All Others

Transportfolio

Supply Chain Disruptions: Comparing Best in Class to All Others. No matter how much you try, planning can only lessen, never eliminate, the risk of certain disruptions because it’s impossible to plan for every eventuality.

G20 Summit: Supply Chains Disrupted For Clear Blue Skies

Elementum

So how will this impact global supply chains? In preparation for the upcoming G20 summit in China this September, the Shanghai Environmental Protection Bureau (SEPB) issued an order for an estimated 1,000 factories within a 300-km radius of Shanghai to cut down production.

Supply Chain Disruption: How Stronger Collaboration Will Have a Big Impact on the Future of Logistics Management

Cerasis

In this blog, Camcode discusses how collaboration provides supply chain disruption to impact the future of logistics management. The supply chain is in the midst of a digital disruption, with new technology and tools promising to add efficiency and enhance accuracy. But for companies that fail to ride the wave of digital supply chain disruption, the results can be catastrophic. Logistics Supply Chain

Supply chain disruption reported as the fastest rising threat

Supply Chain Movement

Supply chain disruption is reported as the fastest rising threat, up 11 places since last year. Concerns over supply chain disruption were the fastest rising threat, climbing to fifth place in this year’s report, up from 16th in 2014.

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Supply Chain Disruptions or Minor Inconveniences?

Logility

Instead of specific plans, supply chain organizations need to look at increased flexibility and modeling the capabilities of their entire network. Valuable lessons can be learned from looking at what went wrong during these crisis situations that impacted supply chains around the world.

Supply Chain Disruptions or Minor Inconveniences?

Logility

Instead of specific plans, supply chain organizations need to look at increased flexibility and modeling the capabilities of their entire network. Valuable lessons can be learned from looking at what went wrong during these crisis situations that impacted supply chains around the world.

How do the Best-in-Class Respond to Supply Chain Disruptions?

The 21st Century Supply Chain

by Melissa Clow “Chief Supply Chain Officers (CSCO) know that there is no such thing as a perfect plan and disruptions will always occur.”. This is the reality that every member of a supply chain team lives with every day.

Is Your Supply Chain Disruptive? Here’s What You Are Missing

Arkieva

Tips from the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference on implementing disruptive supply chain technology and managing organizational change. Is Your Supply Chain Disruptive? ©2017 " Supply Chain Link Blog - Arkieva " Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only. Supply Chain Strategy disruptive supply chain technology Gartner Supply Chain Conference

Overcoming the Crisis of CPG Big Food Industry Supply Chain Disruption

Supply Chain Matters

Included in our Supply Chain Matters Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains (available for no-cost complimentary downloading in our Research Center) are what we predicted would be certain extraordinary industry-specific challenges. The packaged consumer product goods and food industry, specifically large, global branded firms and their supply chains, has been included in our list […].

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G20 Summit: Supply Chains Disrupted For Clear Blue Skies

Elementum

So how will this impact global supply chains? In preparation for the upcoming G20 summit in China this September, the Shanghai Environmental Protection Bureau (SEPB) issued an order for an estimated 1,000 factories within a 300-km radius of Shanghai to cut down production.

Steering Clear of Supply Chain Disruptions

Inbound Logistics

Companies make contingency plans to prepare for possible supply chain disruptions caused by port labor negotiations

Number One Risk for Manufacturers Is Supply Chain Disruption

Material Handling & Logistics

Global Supply Chain NewsOther risks include taxes, labor costs, economic conditions and competition. read more.

Supply Chain Disruptions? Everything’s Clearer with the Right TMS Technology

TMC

It’s like the universe went through a list of common supply chain challenges and thought, “Let’s see what happens if they all take place at the same time.” Gaining visibility into your supply chain. A TMS solution provides the supply chain visibility you need.

How to Prepare Your Supply Chain for Hurricane Season

PLS Logistics

What have supply chain managers and business leaders learned from last year’s hurricanes? Today we will cover how you can prepare your supply chain for the dreaded hurricane season ahead.

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Disruption from Your Supply Chain: Product Recalls

PLS Logistics

Recalls create tension in the supply chain and test consumer relationships, affect sales, and can negatively affect a brand’s reputation. Transportation Supply Chain Disruptions

Podcast: Taking on Amazon and Supply Chain Disruptions

EFT

Jim used his expertise to explain how can companies respond to the Amazon threat, what are the biggest drivers disrupting supply chains today, what are some of the things supply chain execs should have an eye on and how do we bridge the talent gap in the industry. . What are the biggest drivers disrupting today’s supply chains? What should a retail supply chain executive have their eye on?

Another Quarter and Ongoing Financial Setbacks for a Noted Restaurant Chain

Supply Chain Matters

Supply Chain Matters has provided ongoing commentary and has pledged to keep our readers updated regarding the ongoing brand and supply chain related challenges that have impacted Chipotle Mexican Grill. Specifically, we refer to the past series of food related illnesses including E-coli, salmonella and norovirus that date back to 2015. This week, the restaurant […].

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Supply Chain Complexity: What’s Behind Supply Chain Disruption and Why You’re Not Achieving Consistent ROI Improvement

Inbound Logistics

Network optimization studies help simplify supply chain operations and provide continual year-over-year savings

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