Browsing: Supply Chain Risk

Rules change in the global marketplace

As flexibility, short production runs and responsiveness to market demands become the survival factors for 2010, can global supply chains deliver performance as well as price? By NIck Allen

MIT wants answers on supply chain risk

The MIT Centre for Transportation & Logistics in the United States is carrying out a study of Supply Chain Risk Management and is inviting supply chain, business and financial management professionals to take part in a survey.

Finding new ways to cut risk

Time and again research is showing that managing supply chain risk is a priority for companies, but can they achieve that at the same time as hitting their cost reduction targets? Malory Davies looks at the issues

Beware growing risk in the supply chain

The drive to control operating costs and improve efficiencies by global businesses during recession has the potential to create new risk exposures within supply chains according to insurer ACE European Group.

Risk to retail supply chain escalating, warns Braithwaite

Uncertainty in forecasting retail sales volumes and a financial crisis in the freight industry is pushing up the level of risk for retailers in the run-up to Christmas, Alan Braithwaite of LCP Consulting has warned.

Are you managing the right risks?

Any discussion of supply chain strategy these days simply has to include risk management. The question is, are you managing the right risks?

Jobs at risk at Somerfield DC

Somerfield has confirmed that Wincanton has entered into a consultation period with employees at the Bridgwater distribution centre it operates for the supermarket, ahead of possible redundancies.

Risk of jail for transport managers

One in three road crashes involves someone using their vehicle for work, placing managers in logistics and transport business at possible risk of jail under a new law which makes employers personally accountable for the safety of their employees during th

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