Supply Chain

Year in Risk 2018

Year in Risk 2018

By examining some of the most notable risk events of the past year, risk managers can better understand the challenges and opportunities on the horizon.

 
The Impact of Sanctions on Global Business

The Impact of Sanctions on Global Business

The Trump administration’s approach to trade sanctions has created challenges for businesses.

 
Mitigating Third Party Risk in Supply Chains

Mitigating Third Party Risk in Supply Chains

Digital supply chains can expose critical data to increasing levels of risk.

 
Mini Meteorologists: How Satellite Technology Is Reducing Weather Risks

Mini Meteorologists: How Satellite Technology Is Reducing Weather Risks

Constellations of smaller, cheaper satellites promise better, more timely weather data for businesses across a range of industries.

 
A New Recipe for Food Contamination Risk Management

A New Recipe for Food Contamination Risk Management

Advancements in technology and insurance can help address foodborne illness and recall crises.

 
Promoting Truck Driver Health

Promoting Truck Driver Health

Truck drivers are at notably higher risk for serious health conditions that can also affect job performance.

 
The Natural Disaster Ripple Effect

The Natural Disaster Ripple Effect

Disasters can have broad impacts on supply chains that require assessment and mitigation.

 
Managing Energy Sector Risks

Managing Energy Sector Risks

A new study highlights both the growing risk management capabilities and enduring barriers in the energy sector.

 
The Business Impact of Trump Tariffs

The Business Impact of Trump Tariffs

Risk managers must assess the potential supply chain impact of new U.S. trade policies, including import tariffs on steel and aluminum.

 
Exporting Risk

Exporting Risk

Export transactions require careful monitoring and due diligence to ensure compliance with federal law.

 
Developing New Safety Rules for Cargo Tracking Devices

Developing New Safety Rules for Cargo Tracking Devices

Today’s lithium battery transportation and packaging rules are designed to deal with batteries as cargo, but there is regulatory uncertainty when it comes to using them in transport.

 
Contractors Must Brace for Solar Panel Tariffs

Contractors Must Brace for Solar Panel Tariffs

The solar industry needs to develop plans to mitigate the impact of economic policy changes.

 
Supply Chain Risk Assessment and Mitigation Gaps

Supply Chain Risk Assessment and Mitigation Gaps

In the face of increasingly complex supply chains, companies largely lack mature processes to monitor and mitigate procurement problems.

 
The Risks of High-Tech Trash

The Risks of High-Tech Trash

As technology use grows ­throughout the world, companies are ­increasingly at risk for costly ­penalties over their handling of ­electronic waste.

 
Environment, Cyberrisk Top WEF Risk Predictions

Environment, Cyberrisk Top WEF Risk Predictions

The World Economic Forum forecasts the most important global risks for 2018 and beyond.