Supply Chain Risk Management

Are we doing enough to mitigate a supply chain management recruitment disaster?

Are we doing enough to mitigate a supply chain management recruitment disaster?

Recruiting the right talent in terms of supply chain management is getting increasingly difficult as supply chain technology advances, and new elements such as Big Data, Data Analysis, Risk Management, the challenge of Omni Channel marketing, plus the ramping up of the Internet of Things are all being added into the mix. If you also factor in the fact that […]

by · August 17, 2015 · Supply Chain Risk Management
Ignorance isn’t bliss – it’s a supply chain nightmare in the making

Ignorance isn’t bliss – it’s a supply chain nightmare in the making

All supply chain managers are only too keenly aware of the fact that transporting freight around the world in this day and age is fraught with potential problems. With climate change worries constantly being broadcast, severe weather events around the globe, natural disasters such as earthquakes, eruptions and tsunamis stacking up, who knows where the next serious disruption will hit? […]

by · August 15, 2015 · Supply Chain Risk Management
Supply Chain Management must learn to deal with the increased global risk factor

Supply Chain Management must learn to deal with the increased global risk factor

The Quarter One Global Risk Index 2015 compiled by the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) warns of a minefield of risks to supply chain management and managers that could lead to significant supply chain disruptions in the near future. The Quarter One Risk Index recorded that global risk is being heightened by falling commodity prices which are impacting […]

Developing Supply Chain Management Philosophy alongside NIST Supply Chain Risk Management Guidelines

Developing Supply Chain Management Philosophy alongside NIST Supply Chain Risk Management Guidelines

One key element to good supply chain management is the mitigation of risk. A new publication entitled “Supply Chain Risk Management Practices for Federal Information Systems and Organizations” produced by The National Institute of Science and Technology (NIST) has just been released. Its focus is the supply chain risk management (SCRM) that is inherent when new IT systems are being […]

Supply chain risk management – protecting intellectual data

Supply chain risk management – protecting intellectual data

The backbone of today’s global economy is the global supply chain. As consumers we have all become rather blaze about eating strawberries in winter that were grown in Spain, or competitively priced, quality cars that are on sale throughout Europe and the USA but that those were manufactured in Korea. But what would happen if we were to suddenly experience […]

by · March 17, 2015 · Supply Chain Risk Management