Risk

By Patrick Burnson · August 23, 2017
AS NAFTA renegotiations get underway, BDO shared a few insights on risk mitigation with LM readers. Eskander Yavar, national leader of BDO Management Advisory Services, provides answers in this exclusive interview.
By Patrick Burnson · August 2, 2017
Resilinc, a California-based cloud provider of supply chain resilience and risk management intelligence and analytics has announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office granted their patent for analyzing supply chain vulnerability metrics such as risk score and impact and presenting it via interactive maps and dashboards, using supplier intelligence collected via a networked solution and platform.
By Patrick Burnson · June 28, 2017
While Maersk confirmed that it has been hit as part of a global cyber attack named Petya, cripling IT systems down multiple sites and select business units, spokesmen say the damage has been “contained.”
By Patrick Burnson · May 11, 2017
Supply chain managers are being told that three of the most pressing risks to business performance in the 21st century are cyber attack, natural hazards and supply chain failure.
By Patrick Burnson · September 1, 2016
The bankruptcy of Hanjin Shipping will have shippers scrambling for transport alternatives during Peak Season, as global seaports also struggle to find ways of mitigating the impact of this colossal event.
By Patrick Burnson · August 8, 2016
One area of risk that may not be easily recognized is supply chain staffing and background checks.
By Patrick Burnson · July 6, 2016
According to American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), the threat of terrorist smuggling at U.S. ports appears to be increasing.
By Patrick Burnson · May 25, 2016
As of July 1, only containers with a verified gross mass will be cleared to be loaded onto a ship under the International Maritime Organization’s Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Verified Gross Mass (VGM) amendment. Shippers hoping that the implementation of the ruling will be delayed or deferred are whistling in the dark, say industry analysts.
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From the November 2017 Modern Materials Handling Issue
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