Did lessons from the 2011 tsunamis and floods really sink in?

Harbert, Tam
May 2013
EDN;May2013, Vol. 58 Issue 5, pS-8
Trade Publication
The article discusses the changes being undertaken by companies, based on lessons learned from supply chain disruptions brought about by natural calamities, particularly in 2011. According to the author, companies are now looking beyond Tier 1 suppliers, analyzing their supply chains and being encouraged to get full material disclosures (FMD). Some companies have started monitoring media to receive alerts when disasters happen, and to send word to affected employees or suppliers. INSET: THE ELECTRONICS CHAIN LIVES IN A DANGEROUS NEIGHBORHOOD.


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