Summary of Supply Chain Risk

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Supply chain managers must contend with numerous complex and often baffling issues. External events – such as strikes, natural disasters or terrorism – can slow or stop their operations. These are the managers who must plan for supply chain disruptions, and who are front and center when they happen. Logistics expert John Manners-Bell ably provides an A-to-Z report – often hair-raising, never dull – on the hazards inherent in supply chains and how to manage or minimize them. getAbstract recommends his cautionary insights to supply chain managers, their bosses and their suppliers to aid risk planning and risk mitigation.

In this summary, you will learn

  • What the main categories of “supply chain risk” include,
  • What the “Swiss Cheese Model of accident causation” explains and
  • How to build resilience into your supply chains.
 

About the Author

John Manners-Bell founded and runs Transport Intelligence, a global logistics consultancy.

 

Summary

“Swiss Cheese Model”
The Swiss Cheese Model of accident causation applies to disruptive – and sometimes cataclysmic – “supply chain risks.” To understand such disruptions, look beyond obvious factors – like human error – and examine an event’s context.

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