Risk Management

Managing inflationary price risks in supplier-buyer contracts through indexing

Sunday, May 19, 2024 · Sime Curkovic, Ph.D
Research emphasizes the need for innovative supply chain and financial solutions, paving the way for the integration of technology to enhance operational efficiency and economic value.

Supply chain’s rise in prominence brings regulatory compliance into focus

Tuesday, May 14, 2024 · Brian Straight
Whether it is financial, ESG, or ethical sourcing and forced labor rules, supply chains are dealing with a complex maze of global regulations.

Inflation, economic worries among top supply chain concerns for SMBs

Tuesday, May 7, 2024 · Brian Straight
SMBs have many of the same concerns as larger enterprises, but inflation is at the of their supply chain concerns list.

Bridging the ESG gap in supply chain management: From ambition to action

Monday, April 29, 2024 · Vivek Ghelani and Marisa Brown
To bridge the chasm between ESG aspiration and implementation, businesses must refine their focus on the ESG agenda to clearly define the importance of environmental, social, and governance factors within organizational policies and strategies, with a focus on execution.

There is still work to do to achieve supply chain stability

Friday, April 12, 2024 · 24/7 Staff
The stability of the supply chain has improved greatly in the past year, despite ongoing challenges and geopolitical tensions.

Blooming success: The vital role of S&OE in nurturing global supply chains

Thursday, April 11, 2024 · Stephen Dombroski
Sales and operations execution planning plays a pivotal role in connecting strategic planning and day-to-day execution to ensure supply chains flourish.

40% of procurement leaders ignoring sustainability, study reveals

Thursday, April 4, 2024 · Brian Straight
Many procurement professionals are ignoring sustainability initiatives as they battle pressure to control spend.

More complex trade-offs are necessary to maintain a high-performing supply chain

Tuesday, April 2, 2024 · Brian Straight
As supply chains have become more complex, so too have the decisions necessary to maintain performance, and that is causing ripple effects throughout organizations as companies seek to reimagine their supply chains.

6 Questions With ... Tom Plotkin

Tuesday, March 26, 2024 · Brian Straight
Adhering to ethical and responsible sourcing requirements and public pressure surrounding forced labor is putting new pressures on supply chains. Covington's Tom Plotkin addresses these questions and more in this 6 Questions With … feature.

APQC Infographic: Preparedness in 2024

Monday, March 4, 2024 · APQC
The infographic below shows how organizations performed on their business goals in 2023, as well as areas of focus for 2024.

Webinar: 7 Supply Chain Red Flags: When to Recognize, React, or Run!

Tuesday, February 6, 2024 · Avetta
In this episode, learn from a panel of industry experts on top red flags to watch out for, how to take corrective action, and when it's time to pivot.

Tackling Hidden Risks in the Supply Chain: Insights for Procurement Leaders

Tuesday, February 6, 2024 · Avetta
Throughout 2024, business leaders will confront a diverse and complex barrage of challenging events, testing the strength of their operational resilience programs to preserve business integrity. Managing an ongoing cycle of supply chain disruptions continues to be a priority…

Transforming Supply Chain Management with Intelligent Software

Tuesday, January 23, 2024 · Ahana Roy Choudhury
The evolving landscape of supply chain management highlights the transformative potential of integrating intelligent software.

Address Supply Chain Risk with Strong Risk Councils

Wednesday, December 20, 2023 · Heather Wheatley, Senior Director Analyst, Gartner Supply Chain
Risk councils bring together supply chain risk owners and other subject matter experts to analyze current risks, plan for emerging ones and evaluate control effectiveness.

Can the Council on Supply Chain Resilience Secure the Nation?

Thursday, November 30, 2023 · Jeff Berman
The Biden administration has announced the Council on Supply Chain Resilience, an effort to engage the secure the nation’s most critical supply chains, including the agricultural supply chain.
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