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Thursday, May 12, 2016
Supply chain resilience is vital to robust business performance. Threats to resilience—such as depressed oil prices, natural catastrophes and the spread of terrorism—are keeping financial executives around the world up at night.
Posted on 05/12 at 08:14 AM
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Thursday, May 05, 2016
Instances of cargo theft declined by about six percent in 2015, according to logistics security organization FreightWatch International. The report also noted, however, that a high risk for cargo theft remains due to the increased savviness of thieves.
Add “cyber exposure” and widespread fraud to the mix, and we have a daunting checklist to address before supply chains can be regarded as efficient and secure. Several recent studies indicate that risks are mounting for supply chains in even the most developed parts of the world.
Thursday, April 28, 2016
A new study released recently from global management consulting firm A.T. Kearney promises to provide supply chain managers valuable advice on risk mitigaition
Wednesday, April 06, 2016
For the third consecutive year, about 30 percent of Deloitte poll respondents say their companies experienced supply chain fraud, waste or abuse in the preceding year.
Monday, March 28, 2016
President Obama signed into law the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015. The new legislation now officially prohibits the importation of goods produced by forced labor or child labor, closing an 86 year old loophole and reauthorizing the Customs and Border Protection Agency to seize any imports suspected of being produced by forced labor.
Monday, December 07, 2015
U.S. multinationals engaged in Pacific Rim commerce appear to have a high threshold for risk, notes recent research done by Resilinc.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Sustainable Harvest Coffee Importers, based in Portland, Oregon, is an importer of high quality specialty-grade coffees from over 15 countries around the world. As pioneer of the “Relationship Coffee Model,” it has championed the direct trade model and the creation of closer connections between farmers and consumers.
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
The need for airlines to adopt a solid information security framework is also clear, observe senior analysts at Boeing.
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Tuesday, May 26, 2015
With highly publicized recalls affecting millions of consumers, the first quarter of 2015 stood out for the rippling effects many of the recalls had throughout the supply chain, says a new study.