This year marked the 20th anniversary of 9/11. What have we learned about supply chain continuity since then? History continues to show us how interruptions to a supply chain occur with no warning, anywhere, and anytime. Organizations always need to ensure they can deliver products/services to customers with support from vendors. Global uncertainty following events happens year after year, yet organizations are still dealing with how to ensure no interruption of products/services. Why is that? COVID-19 is not the first major event to disrupt supply chains. In the past 12 months, supply chain professionals have dealt with Brexit, political issues,…
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Safeguarding the Sharing Economy
Verifying Your Vendors: Less Risk, Greater Reward Most people are familiar with business-to-consumer (B2C) sharing economy companies, such as Uber,...
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Storm Warning: Could Hurricanes Disrupt Your Supply Chain?
I recently chatted with Joe Basciani, the director of meteorology operations for the Americas at StormGeo, about the 2021 hurricane...
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Is Risk Management Part of Your Organization’s Payment Solution?
Risk is involved any time money changes hands. Accounts payable (AP) departments are constantly under attack from bad actors trying...
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