Supply Chain Safety Management: Security and Robustness in Logistics (Lecture Notes in Logistics) (by Michael Eßig, Michael Hülsmann, Eva-Maria Kern, Stephan Klein-Schmeink)


Author(s): Michael Eßig, Michael Hülsmann, Eva-Maria Kern, Stephan Klein-Schmeink

Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2012-10-26
ISBN-10: 3642320201
ISBN-13: 9783642320200
Language: English
Description:
Companies face a variety of risks resulting from cost reduction
strategies, rationalization measures, global sourcing, and
outsourcing activities. Due to the large number of actors
involved, extremely close ties emerge, which significantly
increase supply chains’ vulnerability to disruptions – this has
been shown again and again in the past few years. Against this
background, the aspect of supply continuity is of increasing
importance for all activities that relate to procurement,
logistics, and supply chain management. Its objective is to
ensure the continuous operation of supply chains, i.e., the
uninterrupted flow of… more…

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