Supply Chain Risk Management: Minimizing Disruptions in Global Sourcing

1st Edition

Robert Handfield, Kevin P. McCormack

Auerbach Publications
Published December 17, 2007
Reference - 136 Pages - 34 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780849366420 - CAT# AU6642
Series: Resource Management

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Summary

The lifeblood of any business is the timely delivery of products and services. In the best possible world, if one plans accordingly, disruptions never occur. However, in the real world, disruptions do and will occur and the best business plans are those that anticipate and prepare for this inevitability, especially when dealing with international suppliers.

Go beyond theory -- learn how to…

  • Define and anticipate risk
  • Build a resilient supply chain
  • Mobilize in the face of impending disaster
  • Make a full and quick recovery 
  • Supply Chain Risk Management: Minimizing Disruptions in Global Sourcing provides a detailed road map for the efficient delivery of products and services, while taking into account the high probability of costly delays and stoppages. With candid input from suppliers, automotive and retail companies, and professional consultants, this work delivers a pragmatic approach to managing supply chain risk in an era of globalization.

    With Proper Prior Planning

    Potential Disasters Become Mere Inconveniences

    All executives and managers share a common goal of reducing costs, streamlining processes and increasing profits. Within these pages, you will discover a winning game plan for efficiently navigating the complexities of supply chain risk in today’s global marketplace.

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