Supply Chain Risk Management Blog


Businesses have a window of opportunity to make preparations for a more protectionist future. It will not be open forever. John Major’s intervention aside, a hard Brexit remains the government’s position on the EU, and industries are starting to take … Continue reading

Tagged , ,


EU vote has brought risks, but also opportunities. It’s time for a review. Brexit is among the factors pushing supply chain risks to a three-year high, according to a new survey. The Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply quarterly Risk … Continue reading

Tagged , ,


Brexit means uncertainty and complexity for supply chains, but that shouldn’t stop us planning We know the result, but not much more. The only certain conclusion we can draw from the EU referendum vote is that we’re in for a … Continue reading

Tagged , , ,


Compared to sudden economic downturns, terrorist attacks, floods, earthquakes, tsunamis and the like, the next potential disaster to hit global supply chains could be pretty left-field. It’s all to do with the cyclic behaviour of the sun… The sun’s magnetic field … Continue reading

Tagged , , , , ,


Mining and Steel – What’s the immediate impact and long term outlook? The impact of the devastating floods in Queensland will be felt through global supply chains for many months to come. Almost 70% of global steel production is dependent … Continue reading

Tagged , , ,