Managing post-pandemic supply chains
After the Covid-19 pandemic, manufacturing companies need to make their supply chains more resilient. Willy C.Shih suggests a number of strategies, including identifying your vulnerabilities, diversifying your supply base and holding intermediate inventory or safety stock.
Five techniques to manage supply chain risk
Topics include supplier insurance, balancing a supplier portfolio, and segmenting the provider relationship across multiple suppliers.
Companies need a risk management strategy to recover from natural disasters and supply chain disruptions. The article discusses the global implications of the 2011 Japan earthquake for manufacturers, and considers strategies for creating a business resilience plan.
Reel in risk with a broader view of supply chain flexibility
Advice for managers on how to implement greater supply chain flexibility, with risk reduction foremost in mind. It's particularly important to consider logistics flexibility, material flexibility and embedding flexibility in the supply chain.
Risk and resilience
Supply chain disruption costs - here's how many supply chain professionals are looking to monitor it. Keep in mind that smaller, more frequent disruptions can be more costly than high-impact but infrequent events.
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