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Using ‘Sustainability’ To Overcome Supply Chain Risk

In this article, John Manners-Bell outlines how sustainability can be used to overcome supply chain risk Supply chain risk comes in many forms. Over the past few years the issue has risen to the top of many board room agendas, largely due to the impact which natural disasters have had on manufacturing in Asia. For example, the Japanese tsunami and the floods in Thailand taught manufacturers that they required much better visibility of the risks facing their suppliers in these disaster-prone countries. Piracy, corruption, terrorism, industrial unrest and cargo crime are other threats which are becoming better understood. However, there...

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