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Thursday, October 06, 2016
While 42.1 percent of respondents to a recent Deloitte poll expect government agency scrutiny of product safety to increase through 2017, just 15.1 percent are fully prepared to manage a product safety or quality crisis.
Wednesday, September 07, 2016
It’s a new and ugly world in international trade today. Hanjin Shipping’s receivership and bankruptcy filing suddenly exposed how flimsy is the world of shipping alliances and just-in-time supply chain management.
Thursday, August 04, 2016
Workforce concerns are gaining traction among industry analysts.
Wednesday, July 06, 2016
Supply chain risk comes in many shapes and forms. Is your company ready to meet it head-on?
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.
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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.
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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.