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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.
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.
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
A consortium of international risk management experts recently announced the launch of Hostile Environment Liability Protection (HELP), a risk mitigation, crisis response and insurance program.
More than one-quarter of professionals (28.9 percent) say their organizations experienced supply chain fraud, waste or abuse during the past 12 months
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Recently, some prominent buyers’ brands have been damaged because their suppliers caused major harm to workers or the environment, e.g., through a deadly factory fire or release of toxic chemicals. How can buyers motivate suppliers to exert greater care to prevent such harm?
Tuesday, May 05, 2015
A new study, “Understanding Risk Assessment Practices at Manufacturing Companies,” uncovers complex business risks and disruptors facing manufacturers, and a pressing need for the industry to evolve its risk assessment capabilities.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
A recent survey conducted by APQC indicates that many organizations have been affected by various types of IT disruptions within the last two years.
Tuesday, April 07, 2015
Despite Kraft’s Blue Box recall last month it the food giant went ahead with its announcement that it would be merging with Heinz – thereby making the Kraft Heinz Company the fifth largest food and beverage company in the world, third in the U.S.
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Wednesday, April 01, 2015
Norway is ranked #1 in the Index as the country best suited for companies seeking to avoid disruptions in their global supply chain operations. Venezuela ranked last on the list of the 130 countries and territories listed. The three regions of the United States – East, Central and West – all rank in the top 25.