All posts tagged COVID-19

The Hidden Cost of Disruptive Events: Managing Risks and Ensuring Supply Chain Resilience

on May 28, 2023

Maintaining business continuity requires managing threats and the risk of business disruption. Disruptive events can stem from financial, operational, cyber, ESG, natural disasters, and supply chain disruptions.
Predicting disruptive events can be challenging, especially when referring to unknown risks that can arise suddenly.
Organisations can reduce risk exposure and even eliminate the impact of a particular type of risk event through careful planning, the use of tools, and the adoption of effective risk management processes.

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Supply chain resilience in the face of a global pandemic

on May 12, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a dramatic effect on global trade, disrupting industries, economies, and supply chains. Prolonged lockdown periods caused a supply and demand shock. Governments, businesses, and individual consumers struggled to procure basic products and materials. Most of them were forced to confront the fragility of the modern supply chain to achieve better supply chain resilience.

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