A reminder to Accenture Academy members that Founder and Executive Editor Bob Ferrari will be delivering an upcoming trendTalk web seminar: Managing Supply Chain in a Volatile Geopolitical Era. This exclusive trendTalk is scheduled for September 20 at 10 am Eastern time.
Supply Chain Risk Management
At this point, there is little doubt that industry supply chain teams will be managing the after effects of an incredible period of unprecedented natural disaster events that impacted portions of the United States, Mexico, and the Caribbean.
A.P. Moeller Maersk reported its second quarter financial performance this week, and the results included two important signposts for industry supply chains. One relates to validation of double-digit increases in ocean container transport rates and the other is a stark reminder of the monetary risks related to cybersecurity.
The latest political firestorm surrounding the Trump presidency involves the aftermath of the rioting and act of domestic terrorism that occurred in Charlottesville Virginia, pitting white supremacists against counter-protesters. The President now indicated that he has decided to disband both the President’s American Manufacturing Council and the President’s Strategy and Policy Forum.
We advise members of Accenture Academy that Supply Chain Matters Founder and Executive Editor Bob Ferrari will be delivering an upcoming trendTalk web seminar fittingly titled: Managing Supply Chain in a Volatile Geopolitical Era. This exclusive trendTalk is scheduled for September 20 at 10 am Eastern time.
With the formal start of re-negotiations concerning the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), many industry supply chain teams should be monitoring developments and conducting ongoing analytical analysis and management education. There is a very narrow window for negotiators to come to a broad consensus of agreement.