June 04, 2018

Resilinc Predicts Capacity Shortfalls, Further Raw Material Price Increases for US Manufacturers

Grover Righter, Chief Marketing Officer, Resilinc

Resilinc predicts that if Chinese demand for US products materializes as projected, manufacturing companies in the US will begin to experience shortages, both of workers and raw materials. These shortages may jeopardize the ability of manufacturers to fulfill the increased demand.

Indeed, on the logistics side of the supply chain, labor shortfalls are already evident, as a lack of truck drivers leaves companies unable to meet current levels of demand for products made in the US—never mind those potentially inflated by China in the near future.

A Downward Unemployment Trend

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May 24, 2018

Why Brexit has the Automotive Industry in Tiers of Uncertainty

Simon Lucas

The Automotive Industry is in Tiers of Uncertainty over Brexit

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May 18, 2018

US and China Trade Wars: Analyzing the Supply Chain Impact

Bindiya Vakil, Robert Kyle, Joe Carson

 

Understanding supply chain dependencies and the potential impact of trade wars between U.S. and China, and how you can draft an action plan to proactively respond to tariffs imposed by both countries

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April 11, 2018

R Score and its Impact on Supply Chain Risk Management

Simon Lucas

 

Musings on a Metric: Supply Chain Risk Management with R Score

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October 10, 2017

Catalonia Independence Crisis Requires Close Monitoring by Supply Chain Experts

Matt Mills, Shubhi Dixit and Barry Hochfelder

Many economic, capacity and labor challenges resulting from the independence process could cause serious issues for supply chains dependent on Spain and beyond

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August 02, 2017

SUPPLY CHAIN RISK MANAGEMENT IS A DATA PROBLEM…

Sahil Kothadia

This is first in the series of blogs highlighting the importance of data in supply chain risk management.

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July 27, 2017

Women Entrepreneurs and Sexism in Silicon Valley – A Female Founder’s Perspective from the Trenches

Bindiya Vakil

With all the news about harassment faced in Silicon Valley by women, I brought up this topic with my board members today. I took the opportunity to thank them for being normal and good people.

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July 19, 2017

Much More than Money Can Go Up in Smoke When Industrial Fires Blaze

Matt Mills & Barry Hochfelder

This is the second of a multi-part series on factory fire risk in the supply chain. In these articles, we will examine the causes, costs (dollars and human), consequences and potential mitigation and response strategies when a fire impacts a node of the global supply network.

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June 13, 2017

No one can prevent them, but only YOU can assess your supply chain for fire risk

Matt Mills & Barry Hochfelder

This is the first of a multi-part series on factory fire risk in the supply chain. In these articles, we will examine the causes, costs (dollars and human), consequences and potential mitigation and response strategies when a fire impacts a node of the global supply network.

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May 17, 2017

Massive Ransomware Attack Requires Supply Chain Risk Manager's Attention

Matt Mills & Barry Hochfelder

Last week’s Ransomware attack that impacted more than 300,000 computers in 150 countries, crippling industries in Europe, Asia and South America, should have caught the attention of supply chain risk managers.

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