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Supply chain risk

Carbon Dioxide Shortages Bite, Highlighting Procurement & Supply Chain Issues

The carbon dioxide shortage has gone from being a bit of a humourous news story in the UK to a really serious matter for many […]

Brexit Planning and Supply Chain Risk – Advice for SMEs (Part 2)

In Part 1 yesterday, Advice from Ferrero on Brexit Planning and Supply Chain Risk - SME Preparedness Is Critical!, we explained how we came to […]

KFC Hands Work Back To Previous Supplier – Raises Sourcing Strategy Questions

So Kentucky Fried Chicken had to eat humble (chicken?) pie and go back to their previous logistics supplier, Bidvest, at least for the north of […]

The Weather Forecast – Supply Chain Risk Will Be High On the Agenda!

As I look outside on this bright, sunny morning, it is hard to believe that just a week ago I could hardly get out of […]

Russell Hume Goes Under, About 300 Jobs Lost – The FSA Needs To Tell Us More

I’ve been fuming for days about the news last week that Russell Hume Ltd, the meat supplier to Wetherspoons who hit problems a few weeks […]

World Economic Forum’s Global Risk Report 2018 – A Critical Period of Intensified Risk

Yesterday saw the launch of the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report 2018. The Global Risks Report is published every year (now in its 13th edition) and […]

The Year of Sustainable Progress

EcoVadis provides reliable sustainability indicators on suppliers to help procurement teams monitor CSR/ESG practices. Its Co-CEO, Pierre-Francois Thaler, gives us an overview of how the firm sees […]

Palmer & Harvey – Another Example of Supply Chain Risk

Last week, Palmer & Harvey, one of the largest wholesale distributors of grocery, tobacco and related products in the UK, went bust. Sadly, there were […]

Crisis in Catalonia – the Supply Chain Risk Perspective

There are many implications and issues around the events in Catalonia, with the government there declaring independence from Spain. That was rapidly followed by the […]

Supply Chain Risk Webinar – Recording Available Now

If you missed our webinar a couple of weeks back, you can still access it here and listen to Heiko Schwarz (co-founder of risk management […]

Supply Chain Risk Webinar – Correction to UK Timing

We’ve told you about our webinar this Thursday, 12th October with risk solution provider riskmethods, titled Unavoidable Supply Chain Risk: How to Prevent Avoidable Risk […]