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Tuesday, June 09, 2015
While physical threats to international sea and air cargo gateways have been top of mind ever since the events of 9/11, security analysts say more attention should be given to reduce exposure to internet penetration and hacking attacks. Should existing cyber security processes be compromised, they add, a cascading effect might be created, thereby disrupting huge segments of any given supply chain.
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
“We live in a volatile world and whether that’s because of what nature wrought or the human element, every nation is prone to some form of risk,” said Margareta Wahlström, United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Disaster Risk Reduction.
Thursday, January 30, 2014
According to research published recently by CDP and Accenture, companies are increasingly recognizing climate risk in their supply chains. But investment in emissions reductions programs is going down.
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
When the commercial real estate service Cushman & Wakefield released its year-end national market research data this week, some important regional advantages were outlined in detail.
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Direct physical losses from disasters are not only following a steady upward path, but are also rising more rapidly than regional GDP
Thursday, March 01, 2012
Dealing with challenges and the unknown is considered a given for supply chain and logistics managers. When the unexpected happens, it is imperative that they are taking steps to manage risks in an efficient and proper manner. But according to a report from Accenture and the World Economic Forum, entitled “New Models for Addressing Supply Chain and Transport Risk,” that is not always the case.
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Friday, December 30, 2011
There's an ancient Chinese legal concept known as “Lian Zuo” or the “Five Degrees of Culpability."