Tag Archives: supply chains

Outsourcing, Supply Chains and (National) Security

– For all intents and purposes, the terms “outsourcing” and “supply chain” are used interchangeably and refer to when you are dependent on a third party for providing products and services. However, there are many examples of internal sourcing (or “insourcing”), where supply chains…

Supply Chain Links

– Those of us who have an interest in supply-chain risk management closely follow news items that may have impacts on supply chains, such as the March 11, 2011 tsunami hitting Japan, the fall 2011 floods in Thailand, a fire and a labor dispute at Foxconn, a tornado in Wichita, Kansas, etc. Since…