The great India power blackouts of the summer of 2012 left about twice the population of the United States without electricity. For Insurance carriers who depend on Indian outsourcers, these events raise questions about what constitutes due diligence in evaluating the risks and how to appropriately craft service-level agreements for potential exposures.
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Business Continuity Institute Survey Reveals The High Levels & Deep-Rooted Nature Of Supply Chain Failure
Research from across 62 countries has revealed that 85 percent of organizations surveyed recorded at least one supply chain disruption in 2011; 40 percent of disruption originated below the immediate supplier.
The recent natural disaster in Japan brought to light the fragile nature of the global supply chain. Professor Willy Shih discusses how companies should be thinking about their supply-chain strategy now.
Just over a week after the massive earthquake hit the sprawling Texas Instruments chip plant in Tsuchiura, Japan , a gardener is reworking the Japanese garden in an inner courtyard of the office tower attached to the plant.
The Business Continuity Institute will be bringing the BCI Workshop Business Continuity in the Supply Chain to North America in February and again in May, 2011. The workshop will provide a timely insight into the value of establishing strong working relationships with suppliers and partners to ensure resilience and continuity of service, so important in this highly competitive world.
The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) has released the results of a survey on the impacts of the supply chain on business continuity. The research, covering 35 countries, shows that over 70 percent of organizations recorded at least one supply chain disruption in 2010. Continue reading Business Continuity Institute publishes supply chain failure research
The Business Continuity Institute is running its 2nd Annual Supply Chain Resilience Survey and would greatly welcome your input.
During Colin Ive’s time over the past year or two as initially the Chief Risk & Continuity manager for a global telecomm’s corporation, and more recently as an independent consultant, he has experienced a developing focus on increasing risks in the supply chain. This has in turn led to an understanding of the serious weakening these risks pose to an organisations business resilience.
Aravo, a provider of SaaS Supplier Information Management (SIM) software and services, announced the results of a supplier risk poll exploring the opinions and concerns of Fortune 1000 executives.
Research by the Business Continuity Institute and supported by Zurich Insurance reveals that manufacturing is being hardest hit by supply chain failure. Manufacturers have reported a 58% increase in disruption to their supply chains over the last 12 months; this compares to 35% across all industry sectors. The report on the research entitled “Supply Chain Resilience” surveyed 201 organizations across all sectors, industries and locations where they had operations.