What Disrupts the Supply Chain?

March 1, 2017

Those responsible for supply chain management are well-versed in preparing for disruption if they want to maintain efficiency and weather the storms that affect a global industry. Typically attention has focused on Asia as being the hotbed for disruption, but a recently published report by Resilinc reveals that North America has overtaken Asia for disruption events in supply chains. Read more

Supply Chain Hacking – What’s Your Weakest Link?

January 3, 2017

You’re only as strong as your weakest link, and modern day supply chains have a myriad of hidden entrances throughout the chain where hackers can gain access and cause havoc. Ensuring that your supply chain doesn’t get hacked needs to be a strategic priority for all supply chain managers. Read more

Supply Chain Management in 2017: Key Considerations

January 1, 2017

The landscape of Supply Change Management has undergone a seismic change over the last few years, and the pace of change doesn’t look to be letting up any time soon. Keeping apace of the changes in Supply Change Management will be key for successful supply chains in 2017 and beyond. Here are some key considerations for Supply Chain Management in 2017. Read more

Fusing Supply Chain Management with Business Risk

August 4, 2016

Calculating business risk in the supply chain is essential. Many businesses don’t realise that there is a serious risk of business disruption and reputation damage if they have a lack of knowledge and have done little risk planning when it comes to their supply chain. Read more

10 Risks in International Supply Chains

July 28, 2016

Today’s global manufacturing marketplace features significant outsourcing and highly constrained lead times. Globalisation of supply networks provides more opportunities for growth, success, efficiency and effectiveness, but it also brings heightened risk in the supply chain. Read more