Archive for Supply Chain Risk Management

Supply Chain Cyber Attacks: How Prepared Are You?

Norwegian aluminum maker Norsk Hydro was the latest company to fall victim to a cyber attack. On March 19 the company “halted some of its production and switched other units to manual operation after hackers blocked its systems with ransomware,” as reported by Reuters. After several weeks of running operations in manual mode, the company […]

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This Week in Logistics News (July 23-27, 2018)

Cyberattack and hacker threats. Robots and self-driving cars. Same-day delivery. Blockchain. Tariffs. Just another typical week in the world of supply chain and logistics. Here’s the news that caught my attention: China’s Cosco Shipping Hit by Cyberattack in U.S. (WSJ – sub. req’d) Study warns of rising hacker threats to SAP, Oracle business software (Reuters) […]

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Tariffs and Trade War: What Should Supply Chain Executives Do?

Trade Wars! It’s on everyone’s mind, especially with the new tariffs the United States and China have imposed on each other. It’s not like there aren’t already enough risks and disruptive forces in supply chains and logistics. Why should supply chain executives care about these threats? What actions should they take today to respond effectively? […]

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This Week in Logistics News (July 2-6, 2018)

It’s been a long hot week here in Boston, and even though we had the 4th of July holiday tucked in the middle, I still feel like I need another break. The forecast calls for thunderstorms this morning and afternoon, which should bring down the temperatures a bit — and hopefully raise my energy level […]

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[Video] Tariffs, Trade, and the Global Supply Chain

Toby Brzoznowski, Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer at LLamasoft discusses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: Why do new tariffs and the potential for a trade war matter for supply chain and logistics executives? What’s required for companies to adequately understand the potential impact of these tariffs and to determine […]

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This Week in Logistics News (February 26 – March 2, 2018)

When the Red Sox beat the Yankees in the American League Championship Series this year, I can say I was there at the beginning of the journey. Earlier this week, I scratched an item off my bucket list: taking my sons to Fort Myers to see a couple of Red Sox spring training games. Great […]

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