Tag Archives: supply chain

Weathering the storm

Insider: Nick Wildgoose
October 6th, 2017

Who Nick Wildgoose, global supply chain product leader, Zurich Insurance Group; chairman of the Supply Chain Risk Leadership Council; former non-executive director of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply. Involvement Wildgoose, based in London, consults with companies globally on … Continue reading

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Beware the weakest link

As business ecosystems become more integrated and the number of third-party partners and suppliers grows, supply chain risk should be a top-line agenda item for directors and management alike. Our report, with a five-step guide for boards, can help
By Jim Middlemiss
October 10th, 2016

When the world’s seventh-largest container shipping line, Hanjin Shipping Co., filed for bankruptcy protection at the end of August, it left retailers, manufacturers and resource companies around the world scrambling and fearing the worst. Dozens of container-ships and tankers carrying … Continue reading

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Should banking be a choke point?

Meet the next frontier for supply chain responsibility: your customers. New draft Greenhouse Gas Protocol accounting standards would require banks to restrict financing to customers based on their carbon emissions
By Sandra Odendahl
June 18th, 2013

The first few months of 2013 have seen an interesting and perhaps long overdue conversation underway in Canada regarding the role of corporations in ensuring that their suppliers are following appropriate codes of practice. Few people would argue against the … Continue reading

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