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Supply Chain Risk Management

Supply Chain Risk Management

Understanding Emerging Threats to Global Supply Chains

John Manners-Bell

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Get a comprehensive overview of how to identify, analyse and respond to risk, and develop resilience in the supply chain.

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About the book

With increased outsourcing, globalisation, and just-in-time production, the ability to effectively identify, assess and manage risks in the supply chain is more important than ever. Supply Chain Risk Management is a practical learning resource which explores a wide range of external threats to the supply chain such as natural disasters, economic risk, terrorism and piracy. An ideal companion to academic and professional training courses, it presents a robust set of strategies which can minimise and mitigate supply chain risk.

Supply Chain Risk Management includes numerous best practice case studies, with each case documenting the company's supply chain or production strategy and outlining the catastrophic event which occurred. This comprehensive second instalment of Supply Chain Risk, which won the 2014 ACA-Bruel Special Mention prize, analyses the supply chain consequences, material losses, management response, and resultant changes to a company's supply chain strategy. With a new chapter on cyber threats to supply chains, Supply Chain Risk Management also includes academic pedagogy such as objectives, summaries and a key point checklist in each chapter.

Table Of Contents

    • Chapter - 00: Introduction;
    • Chapter - 01: A Framework for Understanding Risk;
    • Chapter - 02: Engineering Supply Chain Resilience;
    • Chapter - 03: Industry Sector Resilience to Supply Chain Threats;
    • Chapter - 04: Natural Disasters and Pandemics;
    • Chapter - 05: Climate Change and Emissions Policy;
    • Chapter - 06: Economic Risks to the Supply Chain;
    • Chapter - 07: Societal Risks to Supply Chains;
    • Chapter - 08: Corruption in the Logistics Industry;
    • Chapter - 09: Cargo Crime and Piracy;
    • Chapter - 10: Political Risks in Supply Chains;
    • Chapter - 11: Illicit Supply Chains;
    • Chapter - 12: Terrorism and Security;
    • Chapter - 00: Conclusion;


This book is a very pragmatic review of the risks that threaten modern supply chains in our inherently uncertain industry and stresses the increased need for accurate, on-time data. From natural disasters to protectionism, Professor Manners-Bell combines his theoretical knowledge with his operational experience to provide the reader with a comprehensive and very readable assessment of the subject matter.
Yves Letange, Managing Director, Europe, Turkey and North Africa, BDP International NV

In this second edition of Supply Chain Risk Management, the author articulately covers all aspects of today's volatile world that impact the supply chain. Reflecting how the risk landscape has changed in recent years, the book explores all the latest and newly evolving threats, including pandemics, climate change, corruption, cargo crime and the various economic, societal and political risks. Strategies for developing supply chain resilience are clearly outlined, including the all-important role of technology. Highly recommended; essential reading for all supply chain management practitioners.
Mark Millar, author of 'Global Supply Chain Ecosystems'

The second edition of this book is a very valuable addition that will help organizations address the increasingly important and constantly changing topic of supply chain risk. It contains many actionable risk insights that can help you develop your organization's supply chain resilience and improve performance.
Nick Wildgoose, Global Supply Chain Product Leader, Zurich Insurance Group

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
  • Format: 234x156
  • 328 pages

About the Author

John Manners-Bell is founder and CEO of Transport Intelligence, a 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 also author of Supply Chain Ethics, Introduction to Global Logistics and Logistics and Supply Chains in Emerging Markets, all published by Kogan Page.

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