Afternoon Coffee: GM SUV Plant Faces Strike, Icertis Launches Sourcing Application Adobe Stock

General Motors has failed to reach an agreement with a Canadian union on a new contract, leading its members to strike. Contract management provider Icertis announced Monday it is launching a new application for sourcing, Icertis Contract Management (ICM) Sourcing. Afternoon Coffee brings you the latest in procurement and supply chain news.

Risk Expert Gary Lynch on Harvey, Irma and Supply Chain Risk and Resilience (Part 1)

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Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have come and gone, leaving devastation in their wake and — what’s that? More hurricanes on the way? At the time of writing, tropical storm Jose is expected to become a hurricane and make its way towards the northeastern U.S. Instead of looking at Irma specifically like we did for Harvey, we decided to take a broader look at supply chain risk. To that end, we talked to Gary Lynch, who, according to our chief research officer Pierre Mitchell, is “the best supply risk guru in the world.”

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