Category Archives: Supply Chain Risk

Three Certainties in Life: Death, Taxes, and the Forecast is Wrong

We all know demand variability and predictability are a daily reality for high tech manufacturers. The up-coming holiday season brings its own challenges for the manufacturers of consumer electronics. This year, it looks like it may be compounded by an … Continue reading

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Companies Struggle With Integration and Coordination Across Complex Partner Networks As Business Interdependence Increases Globally

Executives worldwide are struggling with the challenges of integration and collaboration across complex networks of business partners and customers in a more interdependent business world, according to a new study released today by the Business Performance Management (BPM) Forum and … Continue reading

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Combating Counterfeiters in the Global Supply Chain

From Industry Week: “Product counterfeiting is a multi-billion-dollar underground economy that poses a serious threat to the legitimate global economy, including commerce and the public’s safety. Many North American manufacturers have exported the production and assembly of their products to … Continue reading

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New Book Takes Aim at Supply Chain Risk

From scmr.com: “As their operations grow more global and complex, companies are becoming increasingly worried about disruptions to their supply chains. The big challenge they encounter, says Gary S. Lynch of Marsh Inc., is identifying the potential risks and then … Continue reading

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North American Manufacturers Cite High Level of Supply Chain Risk

From Industry Week: “More than one-third of North American manufacturers, responding to a MFGWatch survey, say they’ve experienced a significant supply chain disruption in the past three months. When asked if they or their customers had experienced a significant supply … Continue reading

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Risk and Uncertainty in Supply Chain Management

From husdal.com: ” I’ve searched and scoured numerous academic journals in order to find literature I can use for this blog. Sometimes my readers help me and suggest articles I am not yet aware of, and sometimes I stumble upon … Continue reading

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