Supply Chain Risk Villian

7 Supply Chain Risk Villains You Might Need to Fight Against [Infographic]

Did you ever think about how a supply chain risk can be identified? What are the dimensions of these sources, and how can they be managed?   Before we look into 7 supply chain risk sources and their possible mitigating strategies, we need to briefly discuss 4 key issues around supply chain risk. 1)    The Buyer-Supplier Power Battle   Power in a supply chain is one of the key elements that affect the balance in the buyer-supplier relationship; the balance of power can shift if parallel interaction issues or ethical issues, such as price fixing, are identified in the context […]

Supply Chain Management Book

Which is The Best Supply Chain Management Book? Top 7 for Beginners

“Which is the best Supply Chain Management Book for beginners like me to learn operations and supply chain?” someone ask me on Quora. And I thought I could write a blog on this and can mention 7 of them, rather than 1!  Although Supply Chain Management can be encapsulated in a definition presented in my old blog here, however, these definitions explode into an immeasurably vast field not only for studying but also for working within. There are so many sub-fields and branches that it can be quite confusing to determine which area you wish to study or specialise in. […]