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What are the Top of the Pops of Supply Chain Resilience papers? Here is a list of the eight most cited papers. Six of these have been reviewed on this blog, so I’ve done my homework well so to speak.

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Robust, Resilient and Secure

Supply chain security appears to be overlooked in supply chain risk management. However, supply chain security can add to the robustness and resileince of the overall supply chain, providing a “safety net” of services that protects and enhances the overall supply chain operation.

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Global Resilience Index

The 2015 FM Global Resilience Index provides an annual ranking of 130 countries and territories according to their business resilience to supply chain disruption. Presented both as a report and an online map it is a visually impressive way of conveying an important message: Beware of where you do your business.

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Building the resilient supply chain

Frankly, if you are investigating how to make supply chains more resilient, and if you forget to mention this article in your literature review, then I would say that, obviously, you have absolutely no clue about supply chains or resilience.

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Creating the resilient supply chain

Creating Resilient Supply Chains: A Practical Guide, published by the University of Cranfield in 2003, almost a decade ago, is now perhaps the standard reference for research in risk, vulnerability and resilience in supply chains, and it belongs in every literature review on those subjects.

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Supply chain vulnerability and resilience

This paper presents a state of the art review current research on supply chain resilience and comes up with two different frameworks for categorizing supply chain risks and highlights the importance of information sharing and visibility along the supply chain.

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Call for papers: S-D Logic and Supply Chain Risk

The International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics (IJPDLM) is planning a Special Issue on papers dedicated to Applying service-dominant (S-D) logic to physical distribution and logistics management, including topics such as Supply network resilience and Natural disaster management in supply networks.

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Book Review: Operations Rules

This book is about the principles, frameworks and processes that enable the aligning of a company’s specific customer value proposition with its operations strategy.The book is built around 33 rules that cover all possible aspects of supply chain operations and management, and that are placed throughout the eleven chapters of the book.

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Supply chain risk – in your head?

This article paints an interesting picture of how supply chain professionals view risk, which risk they perceive and what they do in reaction to these risks.

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Building the resilient supply chain

Supply chain risk seems to be on everyone’s agenda these days, with one event after the other competing for spotlight attention. The Building a Resilient Supply Chain Summit is the must-attend event for senior supply chain executives.

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ISO 28002 – Supply Chain Resilience

ISO 28002 – Security management systems for the supply chain – Development of resilience in the supply chain – details how an organization can engage in a comprehensive and systematic process of prevention, protection, preparedness, mitigation, response, continuity and recovery.

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Can your business take a blow?

This is not so much a book about risk management in logistics, but more a book about resilience management in logistics, where the authors develop a brilliant framework for how to improve a company’s resilience.

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Security, visibility and resilience

The numerous possibilities of disruptions and disturbances in the supply chain demand a supply chain that is responsive to a variety of threats, and the keys or tools to mitigating supply chain vulnerability are security, visibility and resilience.

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What goes into resilience?

Resilience, in essence, is bridging vulnerabilities by honing capabilities. Seldom have I seen such a comprehensive yet to the point article on supply chain resilience that satisfies both academia and the industry at the same time.

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Humanitarian aid is better when decentralized

Decentralization, pre-positioning and pooling of relief items are key success factors for dramatic improvements in humanitarian operations performance in disaster response and recovery.

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Supply Chain Risk Webinars

I do have a lecture on supply chain risk, but not in webinar style. Perhaps it’s time to reconsider.

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Managing supply chains in times of crisis

How do you prepare a supply chain for a crisis, and how do you manage a supply chain when the unexpected hits you?

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Community resilience in times of disaster

Can public-private partnerships improve community resilience? In order to achieve community resilience public and private owners of critical infrastructures and key resources must work together, before, during and after a disaster.

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Risk and resilience in maritime logistics

Risks in maritime supply chains are perhaps an underresearched area and consequently, the article outlines a rationale for why it is necessary to develop competence about risk, vulnerability and resilience management in maritime supply chains.

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Sheffi’s Resilient Enterprise and supply chain risk

Building a resilient enterprise is an enterprise-wide undertaking that is about so much more than simply preparing a company for disruptions.

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ARTICLES and PAPERS
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BOOKS and BOOK CHAPTERS
Book Review: Managing Supply Chain Risk and Vulnerability
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Appetite versus Attitude
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ISCRiM 2010 Proceedings
Two weeks ago I attended the ISCRiM 2010 seminar at Loughborough University, a gathering of some of [...]
REPORTS and WHITEPAPERS
America’s Crumbling Infrastructure
My daily morning routine includes a cup of coffee while watching the World Business Report on BBC Wo[...]
The supply chain of the future
A recent report by IBM, referenced by Supply Chain Digest in IBM Lays Out its Vision for the Supply [...]
Supply Chain Security
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Airports - vital to supply chains?
Is the temporary shut-down of Bangkok's two international airports important in a supply chain persp[...]
Migrants and European supply chains
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Fewer suppliers mean fewer choices for consumers
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