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Risk Management and Supply Chain Security

Risk Management and Supply Chain Security

Operational, Tactical and Strategic Risk Management

Liam Fassam, Guy Batchelor, Mils Hills


Understand the crucial element of supply chain management, the understanding and management of security risks in a supply chain context.

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About the book

Risk Management and Supply Chain Security introduces various tools and concepts that can be utilized by logistics professionals to secure their supply chains. It looks at traditional elements of physical security associated with assets such as transportation nodes, warehousing and inventory. It addresses upcoming threats to the industry such as cyber crime, corporate espionage, kidnapping, insider threat of fraud/crime and modern slavery gangs.

Giving a holistic view of supply chain security covering the operational, tactical and strategic risk management that companies can deploy to make their organisations more resilient, Risk Management and Supply Chain Security includes global case studies, across varying sectors, which supplement and add value to each chapter.

Risk Management and Supply Chain Security also includes extensive supplementary online materials.

Table Of Contents

  • Section - ONE: Basics of Supply Chain Security;
    • Chapter - 01: Importance of Understanding Supply Chain Threats;
    • Chapter - 02: The Effects of Criminality, Fraud and Theft on Supply Chain Integrity;
    • Chapter - 03: How to Recognize Security Threats in Your Supply Chain;
    • Chapter - 04: Basics of Contingency Planning;
    • Chapter - 05: Understanding Business Continuity;
    • Chapter - 06: Effects of Supply Chain Crime on Inventory Management and Procurement;
    • Chapter - 07: The Role of Risk Mitigation in a Supply Chain;
    • Chapter - 08: The Global Effects of Supply Chain Security;
  • Section - TWO: Strategic Supply Chain Security - Assets and Infrastructure;
    • Chapter - 09: Global Facility Location Choice and Socio-Cultural Risk;
    • Chapter - 10: Multi Modal Transport Provider Risk Analysis;
    • Chapter - 11: Warehouse Infrastructure Risk Analysis;
    • Chapter - 12: Connecting Secure Transport and Warehouse Options;
    • Chapter - 13: Data Theft and Cyber Crime
  • Section - THREE: Strategic Supply Chain - Human Factors in Crime;
    • Chapter - 14: Introduction to Human Factors;
    • Chapter - 15: The Employee Role in Increasing Logistics Security;
    • Chapter - 16: Understanding People Behavior to Mitigate SCM Criminality;
    • Chapter - 17: Insider Threat to Supply Chain Security;
  • Section - FOUR: Strategic Supply Chain Security - Social, Political Terrorism and Natural Disaster Events;
    • Chapter - 18: Ensuring Employee Welfare in Times of Criminal or Terrorist Threat;
    • Chapter - 19: Political, Social and War; Securing the Supply Chain;
    • Chapter - 20: Effect of Threat on Changing Legislation and Regulation;
    • Chapter - 21: Natural Catastrophes and Weather Events;
  • Section - FIVE: Operational and Tactical Supply Chain Security;
    • Chapter - 22: Operational Planning For Transportation Modes;
    • Chapter - 23: Process Control For Warehouse Operation;
    • Chapter - 24: Data and Cyber Process Flows and Operational Protection;
    • Chapter - 25: Employee Kidnapping;
    • Chapter - 26: People Behavior - Securing the Chain Against Insider Threat;
    • Chapter - 27: Business Continuing For Inventory Theft;
    • Chapter - 28: Business Continuity For Terrorist Attacks

Book Details

  • EAN: 9780749479435
  • Edition: 1
  • Published: 3rd September 2017
  • Paperback
  • Dimensions: 234x156
  • 288 pages

About the Author

Liam Fassam is a Senior Management professional with over 27 years' experience within the logistics and supply chain arena. He is Senior Lecturer of Supply Chain Management at the University of Northampton.

Guy Batchelor is the managing director of Minerva Elite Performance Ltd. The author also had a distinguished 26-year career in the British Army serving all over the world.

Mils Hills was seconded to the Cabinet Office to lead team-building and test the resilience of a range of national strategic units. He is an Associate Professor of Risk, Resilience and Corporate Security at Northampton Business School.

Liam Fassam

Guy Batchelor

Mils Hills