Supply Chain Risk Management Blog


Out and about at CPhI Worldwide

Greetings from Frankfurt where we’ve been at CPhI Worldwide. We’re just returning from a successful week taking SCAIR to 36,000 pharmaceutical professionals. You don’t have to be at the conference long to appreciate the importance of technology: The event brings … Continue reading

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Hurricane Irma once again shows us the importance of mapping supply chain risks for the pharmaceuticals industry. The storm has passed, but the effects will be felt for months to come. In the Florida Keys up to a quarter of … Continue reading

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There’s work to be done on all sides – not just by the negotiators – to prepare supply chains for a future outside the EU. For anyone already sick of Brexit, Michael Barnier’s recent announcement won’t have been encouraging: “The hard … Continue reading

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It’s a new year, but the problems for supply chains are much the same. Among them, increasingly, is industrial action. December drew comparisons with the Winter of Discontent with strikes or threats by Post Office staff, train and tube drivers, … Continue reading

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The new Cyber Highway service makes it easier than ever for businesses to start to asses the cyber security of their suppliers. It’s an opportunity more need to take. Cyber is rising up the supply chain. Last month former Home … Continue reading

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Supply Chain Impact of Water Shortages

Whilst the December snowfalls have taken their toll on the UK’s ability to deliver Christmas goodies, the impact of the thaw is creating further disruption for many companies. The water shortage in Northern Ireland is continuing to affect a huge … Continue reading

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