Risk Management

By Bob Trebilcock · October 24, 2017
Low interest rates and an unprecedented credit boom may have put your supply chain at risk
By Patrick Burnson · July 14, 2017
Amber Road, announced this week that it has added advanced Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs) lists to
By Patrick Burnson · July 10, 2017
Thanks to recent advances in information technology, there’s never been such a wealth of facts and analytics captured by today’s research firms. But the sheer volume of these numbers can easily overwhelm logistics managers.
By Patrick Burnson · June 14, 2017
Senior Marine Risk Consultant at AGCS says "a perfect storm" of increasing regulation and narrowing margins is looming
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.
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By LM Staff · March 30, 2017
Though it might seem cost-effective in the beginning, hiring the wrong contractors could turn out to be extremely expensive in the long run.
By Robert J. Trent · March 2, 2017
The world of supply chain management is exciting, challenging and rapidly changing. According to supply chain managers and executive leaders at a Fortune 50 company, these five trends are affecting the design and management of supply chains.
By Patrick Burnson · February 7, 2017
A recent report released by Resilinc, a California-based cloud provider of supply chain resilience and risk management intelligence and analytics, has special relevance for logistics managers evaluating “near-shoring.”
By Patrick Burnson · November 28, 2016
Deloitte and MAPI Study finds that Intellectual property theft tops manufacturers’ concerns.
By Patrick Burnson · July 7, 2016
With its transportation network running through some of the world’s most complicated and high-risk countries in the world, this global shipper of heavy oil and pipeline equipment describes how the right policy saved it from a catastrophic, million dollar loss. Cargo Insurance, Cargo Security
By Patrick Burnson · April 1, 2016
The potential abuse of flags of convenience has again been brought to center stage with a feature in the Financial Times that argues that global terrorism is exploiting weaknesses in supply chain tracking and tracing.
By Patrick Burnson · March 24, 2016
Shipping losses continue their long-term downward trend with 85 total losses reported worldwide in 2015, according to the Allianz Global Corporated & Specialty (AGCS) fourth annual Safety and Shipping Review 2016.
By Patrick Burnson · December 4, 2015
U.S. multinationals engaged in Pacific Rim commerce also appear to have a high threshold for risk, notes recent research done by Resilinc, a cloud provider of supply chain resilience and risk management intelligence and analytics
By Patrick Burnson · November 12, 2015
Federal officials should forge a comprehensive strategy to defend the nation’s ports from cyber attacks, Port of Long Beach Director of Security Services Randy Parsons told a U.S. House of Representatives committee in testimony earlier this month.
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By mmckeon · September 28, 2015
A strong El Niño is coming. The recent flooding from Severe Tropical Storm Etau in Japan is the first significant manifestation of El Niño and it may serve as a wakeup call. Even if you are not impacted by Etau, this is a test of your risk management and resiliency leadership and culture. If you get blindsided by El Niño, you have no one but yourselves to blame.

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