Browsing: Supply Chain Risk

Stormy Monday

Honda’s UK car manufacturing plant at Swindon has been a tremendous success since it was first established in 1986. Some 3,000 people now work at the plant producing almost 5,000 Civic, CRV and Jazz models every week. But not last week

CIPS teams up with Peter Jones academy

The Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply has teamed up with The Peter Jones Enterprise Academy, to launch the CIPS Negotiation Challenge 2014, for a third year

What’s in a name?

First there was multi-channel. Then there was omni-channel. And now there is cross-channel. You know that a market is in a process of change when terms are being coined so rapidly

Finance – the new battleground in supply chain

What is the fastest growing phenomenon in supply chain? We all know about the impact of online shopping on strategies, but even so, I think there is a good case to be made for supply chain finance

Anti-slavery web site targets supply chain

Supply chain practices have coming under greater and greater scrutiny – notably with the passing of California’s supply chain slavery law (know as SB-657)

Supply chain risk marginal for 60pc of companies

As many as 60 per cent of companies pay only marginal attention to supply chain risk reduction processes, according to a new study by the Study by the MIT Forum for Supply Chain Innovation and PwC

Dedicated to risk reduction

One of the UK’s leading food retailers last week announced that it was starting to produce all its frozen beef from its own dedicated production facility – not only ensuring full traceability but also giving it one of the shortest supply chains in the sec

How to spot a fake

Any discussion of supply chain risk tends to focus on such things as natural disasters and supplier failures

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