Tag Archives: resilience

Building resilience in supply chains

A news report (https://tinyurl.com/y55ypho3) described six ways that supply chains can build in resilience to deal with the pandemic during the early days when suppliers in China were impacted. These include adjusting shipment modes, using alternate designs, building up inventory, … Continue reading

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Japan’s Tsunami and global supply chain resilience

An article in the International Herald Tribune (May 30, 2011) describes the resilience of companies like STM Microelectronics, that has managed to maintain their global supply chain smoother than expected. A survey of supply chain managers analyzed by the Gartner … Continue reading

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