Tag: Supply Chain Management

  • Why the White House is Calling for Web Supply Chain Security

    Why the White House is Calling for Web Supply Chain Security

    Read Rui Ribeiro analyze the U.S. Presidential executive order which calls added security to global software supply chains on SDC Executive : Supply chain security has been the hotbed of discussion on national security ever since the disclosure of the SolarWinds attack. If there’s a common agreement on SolarWinds, it’s that it served as a […]

  • Circular Supply Chains Are More Sustainable. Why Are They So Rare?

    Circular Supply Chains Are More Sustainable. Why Are They So Rare?

    Read Khaled Soufani and Christoph Loch take a look at why circular supply chains are very rare despite being more economic and sustainable on Harvard Business Review : It is widely accepted by now that the “normal” supply chains of material use — producing materials, using them, and then discarding them into landfills, other countries, […]

  • Supply Chains Are Strained. These Companies Are Best Prepared.

    Supply Chains Are Strained. These Companies Are Best Prepared.

    Read Rick Wartzman and Kelly Tang take a look at the companies that are best positioned to take advantage of the strained supply chains across the world on Wall Street Journal : Cargo ships stacked up at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. Inventories of lumber, aluminum cans, tires, cardboard and plastic all […]

  • How to practise good cyber-hygiene across your supply chain

    How to practise good cyber-hygiene across your supply chain

    Read Yuval Segev and Yosi Aviram explain how small and medium businesses can practice good cyber-hygiene across their supply chains on World Economic Forum Blog : As most small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are run on a low operational budget, most do not invest adequately in cybersecurity. Hence, they are becoming preferred targets for cybercriminals, […]

  • Ensuring Supply Chain Accountability with DNA Marking and Tracing

    Ensuring Supply Chain Accountability with DNA Marking and Tracing

    The U.S. ban on cotton coming from Xinjiang has shown again how important supply chain transparency and proof of origin is. But fragmented textile supply chains make it challenging for brands to maintain material transparency and traceability, from fiber production to retail. Meanwhile, supply chain disruptions caused by Covid-19 made brands aware of how important […]

  • 5 Global Supply Chain Security Threats (and How to Handle Them)

    5 Global Supply Chain Security Threats (and How to Handle Them)

    Read C.J. Haughey explain the top five global supply chain threats and how to mitigate them on Security Intelligence : In December 2020, a nation-state attack on the SolarWinds network management system compromised the supply chains of over 18,000 organizations, including the Pentagon and the Department of Homeland Security. With costs likely to run into […]