Risk and Resilience: Page 2


  • Helsinki Munkholmen Harbor, Cranes and Warehouse Buildings, Helsinki Munkkisaari.
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    Avery Dennison leveraged supply chain resilience to navigate Finland port strikes

    The adhesive materials maker leveraged supplier diversification and enhanced inventory strategy to avoid disruptions.

    By S.L. Fuller • May 7, 2024
  • Mexico's presidential candidates stand at podiums during the country's second presidential debate on Sunday, April 28, 2024.
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    How Mexico’s presidential candidates expect to leverage nearshoring

    Modernizing border crossings, improving legal certainty and improving roads and rail networks were among the ideas candidates raised during a presidential debate.

    By May 2, 2024
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    Risk Management

    Risk takes many forms in the supply chain: severe weather, geopolitical tensions, rising costs. Explore the tactics supply chain managers use to prepare for disruptions.

    By Supply Chain Dive staff
  • Dollar Tree's corporate logo and signage is shown at the organization's corporate headquarters.
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    Tornado destroys Dollar Tree Oklahoma distribution center

    None of the warehouse’s 456 associates were harmed during the disaster and are being given resources to help with temporary work relocation.

    By April 30, 2024
  • A Chevy Volt goes through an assembly line as sparks fly and robotic arms work to build it.
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    Automakers get new standard for cutting a top source of scope 3 emissions

    Indirect emissions are notoriously hard to calculate and address, so the Science Based Targets initiative put forth a new guideline.

    By S.L. Fuller • April 23, 2024
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    3 takeaways from the FTC’s probe into grocery supply chains

    The Federal Trade Commission’s study highlighted ongoing procurement risks exposed by the pandemic.

    By April 11, 2024
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    ‘It’s important to get going’: How fashion is navigating the many complexities of sustainability

    Understanding supply chains is key to regulatory compliance and scaling solutions, executives said at an American Apparel & Footwear Association’s event.

    By April 9, 2024
  • President Joe Biden delivers remarks at the Maryland Transportation Authority Police headquarters, near the site of the collapsed Francis Scott Key Bridge, on April 05, 2024 in Baltimore, Maryland.
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    $8M grant will double auto capacity at Port of Baltimore’s only unaffected terminal

    New parking lots at Tradepoint Atlantic will allow Sparrows Point to welcome more ships after the Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse, President Joe Biden said.

    By April 8, 2024
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    Forwarders share insights on navigating the Baltimore bridge collapse

    Ceva Logistics, AIT Worldwide Logistics are encouraging shippers to maintain open communication and tap real-time visibility tools to keep tabs on diverted shipments.

    By April 5, 2024
  • A person walks past an area of a damaged building is cordoned off following the earthquake on April 04, 2024 in Hualien, Taiwan.
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    Taiwan earthquake’s impact on chip industry likely to be ‘moderate,’ experts say

    The island is home to nearly all of the world’s most advanced chip production, making even small delays precarious for semiconductor supply chains.

    By April 5, 2024
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    Apparel execs urge sourcing diversification amid geopolitical risks

    Executives at an American Apparel & Footwear Association event underscored the need to find alternative sourcing as U.S.-China relations continue to fray.

    By April 4, 2024
  • Wreckage from the collapsed Francis Scott Key Bridge rests on the cargo ship Dali.
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    Baltimore bridge collapse pressures some key trucking lanes

    Flatbed loads surged 57% week over week from Baltimore, DAT Freight & Analytics reported.

    By April 3, 2024
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    Baltimore bridge collapse

    Baltimore preps small, temporary channel for essential vessel transit

    The alternate lane is needed for response efforts, and marks the first step toward reopening the Port of Baltimore.

    By April 1, 2024
  • A cargo ship struck and collapsed the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore on March 26, 2024.
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    How auto supply chain managers can navigate the Baltimore port stoppages

    Alternative port assessments, along with contract and obligation reviews, are among the steps experts say shippers should consider.

    By March 29, 2024
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    Baltimore bridge collapse

    Port of Baltimore crisis: What supply chain managers need to know

    Supply Chain Dive asked experts how rerouting by land and sea could work after the Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse.

    By March 29, 2024
  • Boxes of General Mills cereal are displayed on a grocery store shelf on December 20, 2023 in San Anselmo, California
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    General Mills uses AI, analytics to build a disruption-ready supply chain

    The packaged food unit has digitized its end-to-end operations to gain visibility, ramp up productivity and make faster decisions. 

    By March 29, 2024
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    Golden State Foods names first-ever chief procurement officer

    Trisha McRoberts joins the C-suite with a mission to optimize cash management and assure supply.

    By S.L. Fuller • March 28, 2024
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    // Baltimore bridge collapse

    How the Baltimore bridge disaster is impacting supply chains

    The port is opening up alternate channels for vessel traffic, while stakeholders are adapting with their own workarounds.

    By Updated June 13, 2024
  • Cargo ship Dali is seen after running into and collapsing the Francis Scott Key Bridge on March 26, 2024 in Baltimore, Maryland.
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    Automakers reroute shipments after Baltimore bridge collapse

    Other manufacturers in the area, including Stanley Black & Decker and McCormick & Co., are still operating after the accident.

    By March 27, 2024
  • In an aerial view, the cargo ship Dali sits in the water after running into and collapsing the Francis Scott Key Bridge on March 26, 2024 in Baltimore, Maryland.
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    Baltimore truckers, dockworkers brace for Key Bridge collapse effects

    The downed bridge is marooning the Port of Baltimore and threatening the region's supply chain.

    By March 27, 2024
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    Lifetime Brands pursues less China reliance with Mexico factory

    The company's plastics manufacturing facility is on track to reach full capacity this year as it pushes to expand its sourcing capabilities.

    By March 26, 2024
  • A cargo ship struck and collapsed the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore on March 26, 2024.
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    Port of Baltimore halts vessel traffic after bridge collapse

    While the port is still processing trucks, the loss of the Francis Scott Key Bridge will disrupt port operations for some time.

    By March 26, 2024
  • Ocean shipping vessel heads toward the Pacific Ocean after passing through the Panama Canal's Miraflores Locks
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    At the Panama Canal: Booking slots open up at a waterway on the mend

    The canal authority increased daily booking slots to 27 and is implementing long-term solutions like cross-filling.

    By March 25, 2024
  • The curved banner of a Walmart store, the brand name in white letters and the characteristic yellow sunburst logo to the right, against a blue sky.
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    Flexing for the planet: How Walmart crushed its supplier emissions target

    The retail giant leaned on education, financing and recognition to get its supply chain on board with Project Gigaton, a sustainability executive with the company told Supply Chain Dive.

    By March 21, 2024
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    Opinion

    4 best practices for the global supply chain of the future

    Consulting experts, prioritizing data analytics and highlighting sustainability efforts can help ensure reliable operations in the face of global disruption.

    By Polly Mitchell-Guthrie • March 20, 2024
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    Uncertainty reigns as talent leaders grapple with flexibility, AI

    A whopping 98% of employers are planning “work design changes” for 2024, Mercer said in a recent report.

    By Caroline Colvin • March 18, 2024