Supply Chain

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ESG Supply Chain Risk Management Moves to “High Priority” 

December 23, 2021 It’s almost too late to be proactive – that's how quickly environmental, social, and governance (ESG) initiatives have moved from supplemental to high-priority initiatives. Globally, rising political tensions are driving critical social justice and climate change imperatives. Locally, consumer and investor expectations portend financial consequences for companies...

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Supply Chain 2022 and Beyond. Just-In-Time or Just-In-Case?

December 14, 2021 Over the course of 2021, a growing number of headlines have predicted or even called for the demise of ‘Just-In-Time’, the system that evolved from Toyota’s approach in the 1970s with the aim of minimizing inventory and increasing efficiency.  The underlying argument is that businesses would have...

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How to Mitigate Risk in The Supply Chain

January 15, 2021  The Supply Chain Risk Management Assessment A Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu survey found that 85 percent of global supply chains experienced at least one disruption in the past 12 months. That was before COVID-19. Since the epidemic, Supply Chain Dive reported that 73 percent of companies experienced a “detrimental” supply-side disruption due to the pandemic...

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2 Critical Components to Improve Supply Chain Strategy

December 21, 2020  Improving Supply Chain Strategy, One Step at a Time The supply chain is a highly complex, highly dependent, dynamic entity. It encompasses everything from product development and inventory to distribution networks and logistics. Because every link in the chain network is dependent on the previous link, the supply...