How weak are your supply chain links?

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What are your risks from a disruption? A recent report by Zurich Insurance in England indicates the potential supply chain challenges for businesses in many countries, including  yours. The study, of 500 businesses across multiple industries with sales to 300m UK pounds (U$471m), showed that supply chain challenges remain high. Concerning supply chain performance; 80 per cent of respondents said it was very important … Read More

Know your supply chains

Roger OakdenSupply Chains & Supply NetworksLeave a Comment

Where are the weak links. Do you know of cyclododecatriene or CDT? I have not heard of it either. But if you are associated with automotive supply chains, you will know of it by now. CDT is a precursor ingredient for a resin called PA12 or Nylon12, which is a constituent of plastics used in the automotive industry. The manufacturers … Read More