Strap in for a knowledge-packed episode as we plunge into the world of resilient supply chains, illuminating how they serve as an undeniable pillar of modern business strategy. Ever wondered how you can bolster your supply chain's resilience without letting go of cost efficiency? Pulling insights from President Biden's Inflation Reduction Act, we dissect the elements that expose supply chains to vulnerability and discuss the ripple effects of demand amplification and disruption. We also unpack the notorious bullwhip effect and its impact on supply chains, while delving into the mysterious VUCA model.
Prepare to navigate the stormy seas of geopolitical tension, labor shortages, and the ever-changing global economy, as we address how businesses can mitigate the potential risks looming in their supply chains. We uncover the top ten benefits of possessing a resilient supply chain, highlighting improved reliability, reduced risk of disruption, increased efficiency, cost savings, and much more. And we don't stop there. Listen in as we share priceless strategies for managing risk, from investing in cybersecurity and building redundancy into supplier networks, to the paramount importance of understanding supply chains at the boardroom level. Tune in for an insightful journey through the realm of resilient supply chains and risk management!
About Tony Hines and the Chain Reaction Podcast – All About Supply Chain Advantage
I have been researching and writing about supply chains for over 25 years. I wrote my first book on supply chain strategies in the early 2000s. Each week we have special episodes on particular topics relating to supply chains. We have a weekly news round up every Saturday at 12 noon. All things impacting global supply chains in that week, so come and join us on the Chain Reaction podcast. I look forward to seeing you there.
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