Supply Chain Risk Management: How to Design and Manage Resilient Supply Chains, Third Edition

  • 6h 58m
  • John Manners-Bell
  • Kogan Page
  • 2020

From political uncertainty to trade disrupts and cyber threats, the risk environment is continuously evolving, and new challenges frequently arise demanding immediate attention to avoid disruption to supply chains. Supply Chain Risk Management is the guide to recognizing, reviewing and reacting to these risks to ensure continued operations and optimal service. This book is a practical learning tool which offers a comprehensive framework to understanding risk and how to engineer resilience into the supply chain.

The third edition of Supply Chain Risk Management details how to approach various threats, including black swan events, natural disasters, climate change, cargo crime and piracy, and terrorism and security. Using case studies and recent, topical examples, this book demonstrates how to successfully manage these risks and apply learnings in practice. Objectives, summaries and key point checklists in each chapter also help the reader grasp these key concepts and understand how to keep supply chains resilient. Online resources include lecture slides.

About the Author

John Manners-Bell is the CEO of Transport Intelligence, a leading supplier of market solutions to the global logistics industry. He is also Visiting Professor at the London Guildhall Faculty of Business and Law, London Metropolitan University.

John Manners-Bell started his working life as an operations manager in a freight forwarding and road haulage company based in the UK. Prior to establishing Transport Intelligence, he worked as an analyst in consultancies specialising in international trade, transport and logistics. He also spent a number of years as European marketing manager for UPS Supply Chain Solutions working at locations across Europe, including France, Netherlands and Germany.

He holds an MSc in Transport Planning and Management from the University of Westminster, a BA (Hons) in Classics from King's College London where he was also awarded an Associateship (AKC). John Manners-Bell is a Fellow of the UK Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport and former Chair of the Supply Chain, Logistics Global Advisory Council of the World Economic Forum, and a Freeman of the City of London.

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • A Framework for Understanding Risk
  • Engineering Supply Chain Resilience
  • Industry Sector Resilience to Supply Chain Threats
  • Natural Disasters
  • Climate Change and Emissions Policy
  • Climate Change Risks for Food Supply Chains in Developing Markets
  • Economic Risks to the Supply Chain
  • Societal Risks to Supply Chains
  • Political Risks in International Supply Chains
  • Corruption in the Logistics Industry
  • Cargo Crime and Piracy
  • Terrorism and Security
  • Cyber-Threats to Supply Chains
  • Illicit Supply Chains
  • Pandemics and the Coronavirus Crisis
  • Conclusion
  • References
  • Further Reading