Posts by Henry Bonner

Supply chain risk

What about Upstream? Assessing Your Supplier Risk

We often discuss supply chain risk, generally looking downstream to see how those risks might impact your ability to deliver to your customers. But equally important is to be able to understand the upstream risks that impact your ability to get your product out the door on time and in full (OTIF). What happens with…

Mitigating Risk with Proactive Risk Management

Moving from Reactive to Proactive Strategies: Considerations for Mitigating Risk

Supply Chain Risk Mitigation begins with Proactive Planning If we’re honest, few of us enjoy operating in a reactive state. It’s stressful not being prepared. Many businesses, however, are doing just that; crossing their fingers that risks won’t materialize and everything will go as expected. But if you’ve been in the world for more than…

Risk Scores in Risk Management

Using Risk Scores to Facilitate Risk Management

Managing Risk Well Brings Competitive Advantage Risk management is often a sticky subject. Few people enjoy thinking of all of the bad things that could happen. “We don’t take risks” is a common mantra. Is there any possibility you won’t meet your objectives, commitments or economic targets? That possibility IS risk. Companies recognize they need…

Riskpulse: Optimize the Supply Chain

Optimize The Supply Chain, Gain a Competitive Advantage

We are always hearing about various risks to the supply chain and how risk can cause so much damage if not appropriately addressed. That “if,” however, introduces hope: the opportunity to actually do something about that risk. While not all risks are completely preventable, emerging technology is enabling organizations to at least predict them with…

Riskpulse intelligent automation logistics

Leveraging Intelligent Automation in Logistics

Logistics and Intelligent Automation Digitization and automation have made their way to the logistics link in the supply chain. This is a good thing as logistics has, up until now, suffered from the unfortunate cocktail of data overload and manual efforts. Planning and managing loads has never been easy – more like a shot in…