Calais crisis highlights need for stronger risk management

The Calais crisis has highlighted the need for companies to have strong supply chain risk strategies, says Nick Miller, head of FMCG at global supply chain consultancy Crimson & Co.He is urging all businesses to carry out a thorough review of their risks strategies in order to avoid future disruptions. UK exporters and importers are reporting continued losses as Eurotunnel and Dover-Calais ferry operators face major interruptions and preventing regular transportation ... [+]

‘Cluster effect’ puts global supply chain at risk, says expert

The geography of the modern global supply chain is making it vulnerable to the weather, says leading consultant. Dave Alberts, director at UK-based 'end-to-end' supply chain experts Crimson & Co, says that concentration of manufacturing in specific areas of the world makes supplies of many components particularly vulnerable to disruption. For ... [+]

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