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Supply Chain Risk Management

Supply Chain Risk Management

Understanding Emerging Threats to Global Supply Chains

John Manners-Bell


A practical learning resource examining supply chain risks and how to manage, minimise or eliminate them, in order to build supply chain resiliency.

Available to pre-order from 3rd August 2017
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About the book

Supply Chain Risk Management is a practical learning resource assessing the various sources of external threat to the supply chain, such as natural disasters, economic risk, terrorism and piracy. It presents a robust set of strategies which can minimize and mitigate supply chain risk.

Supply Chain Risk Management, 2nd edition, is a learning tool for academic and professional courses. It includes a strong set of best practice case studies. Each case documents the company's supply chain or production strategy and outlines the catastrophic event which occurred. John Manners-Bell analyses the supply chain consequences, material losses, management response, and the resultant changes to company's supply chain strategy. There is also academic pedagogy such as summary checklists and discussion questions.

Supply Chain Risk Management includes a brand new chapter on cyber threats to supply chains. There are invaluable summary checklists and discussion questions at the end of each chapter.


[E]xplains how multinational corporations should be dealing with evolving risks at a strategic level and cites recent examples of when things went wrong...This book assesses the external threats to the supply chain from the environmental to geopolitical, and economic to technological angles.
Supply Management

Over the past few decades, efforts to improve the bottom line have left some companies' supply chains more vulnerable to risk. As a result, today's managers must focus on making their supply chains more resilient. This book shows supply chain managers how to implement international risk awareness and response programs, and improve visibility to inventory and all supplier levels, to help minimize supply chain risk, and, in some cases, eliminate it altogether.
Jason McDowell, Inbound Logistics

Logistics expert John Manners-Bell ably provides an A-to-Z report - often hair-raising, never dull - on the hazards inherent in supply chains and how to manage or minimize them. getAbstract recommends his cautionary insights to supply chain managers, their bosses and their suppliers to aid risk planning and risk mitigation.
getAbstract Inc.

I recently read this excellent book which is very relevant to today's global supply chains. The publication included some interesting case studies, was very easy to read and a pleasant change from some of the more theoretical publications relating to logistics and supply chain management.
Nigel Woodhead, Head of Logistics Studies, Emirates Aviation University

Fortunately, Supply Chain Risk does not focus on the elimination of risk so much as it outlines how to build resiliency. If we accept the premise that risk can not be avoided, but can be weighed, considered, and balanced as part of the overall corporate strategy, it becomes an opportunity for competitive advantage and differentiation. This book will assist procurement and supply chain professionals as they make that argument internally and then carry out the resulting plan.
Kelly Barner, Buyers Meeting Point

Book Details

  • EAN: 9780749480158
  • Edition: 2
  • Published: 3rd November 2017
  • Paperback
  • Dimensions: 234x156
  • 300 pages

About the Author

John Manners-Bell is founder and CEO of Transport Intelligence, leading supplier of market solutions to the global logistics industry. He is former Chair of the Logistics and Supply Chain Global Agenda Council at the World Economic Forum, and adviser to the UN and the European Commission. He is Visiting Professor at the London Guildhall Faculty of Business and Law, London Metropolitan University. He is author of An Introduction to Global Logistics and Logistics and Supply Chains in Emerging Markets, also published by Kogan Page.

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