LINK: Breaking the Chain
But because no single party owns the whole supply chain process it makes it hard to establish where the risk lies and how to measure it, particularly in areas such as cyber where there are multiple layers of ownership.” — […]
LINK: Bangladesh factory collapse prompts retailers to take steps to reduce risks
In the months since the collapse of the Rana Plaza factory building in Bangladesh, groups of apparel retailers in Europe and North America who sold products manufactured in the facility took somewhat different approaches in pacts intended to improve safety […]
LINK: Companies need to monitor, map entire supply chain to mitigate risks
While it can be difficult, companies should assess the risks along the length of the supply chain and map the chain to effectively manage supply chain risks, experts say.
LINK: Supply Chain Risk Management: What’s working? What’s not?
t the crossroads of civilization, global supply flows are once again at risk. The extent of the political and social revolution underway in the Middle East, which took many by surprise, presents a substantial threat to one of our most […]
LINK: Managing Risk: An Interview with Gary Lynch
Supply chain risk and supply chains mirror what role supply chain has taken on in business—and in many cases, in the role of commerce in a country and the success of the country. You look at the way supply chain […]
LINK: Features Spotlight – Business Continuity
Gary Lynch, managing director of the business risk solutions group at Marsh in New York City, agrees that the more sophisticated business continuity plans design contingency plans for any possible event, whether weather-related, labor unrest or a pandemic, that can […]