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Global Supply Chain Risk Briefing: How globalisation and unbundling of production has altered the balance of supply chain risk

External threats to supply chains have received considerable attention following the well-publicised natural disasters. This whitepaper explains why unbundling and out-sourcing of manufacturing has helped increase these risks.

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Emerging Markets: Endemic Corruption In The Logistics Industry

In a whitepaper published in September 2013, John discusses corruption trend is holding back the progress of the logistics sector in emerging markets and how governments, manufacturers and the logistics industry are trying to tackle the problem.

By |November 8th, 2013|Articles|0 Comments

Davy Global Transportation & Logistics Conference London 2012

Speaking at the Davy investor conference in London, June 2012, John provides an overview of the performance of the European logistics market and results of a recent survey on key trends.

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Catastrophic Risk – Understanding And Dealing With Threats To Supply Chains

In this whitepaper, John outlines why Supply Chains in Asia are more exposed than ever before and describes how one company, Cisco, has re-engineered its response to potential disasters.

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What is the right approach to Black Swan events?

At the IMHX conference in the Birmingham, UK John presented an analysis of supply chain threats and best practice in dealing with major natural disasters and other catastrophes.

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Agility Customer Day Frankfurt

Speaking at the Agility Customer Day in Frankfurt, Germany in June 2013, John analyses the results of the Emerging Markets Logistics Index, describing which countries offer the most opportunities for investment from a logistics perspective.

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The State of the European Road Freight Industry

Speaking at the Motor Transport Directors’ Club lunch at Multimodal 2013, Birmingham, UK, John gives his view on the present state of the European road freight industry. The presentation includes a review of the performance of the leading road freight operators.

By |November 8th, 2013|Speeches|0 Comments
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    Singapore – A supply chain hub for emerging markets and beyond

Singapore – A supply chain hub for emerging markets and beyond

For such a highly developed economy, Singapore continues to grow at an impressive pace. Expansion over the second quarter of 2013 implied an annual growth rate of 3.5%, yet even this is down slightly on the average 5.6% seen between 2007 and 2013. For the medium term, the Singapore government foresees a more modest 2-3% growth per annum.
Driving this expansion are a number of factors including the ‘China trade’, but also the new prosperity […]

By |October 25th, 2013|Articles|0 Comments
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    Supply Chain Risk: Understanding Emerging Threats to Global Supply Chains

Supply Chain Risk: Understanding Emerging Threats to Global Supply Chains

Understanding Emerging Threats to Global Supply Chains
Supply Chain Risk assesses the various sources of external threats, including environmental, geopolitical, economic and technological. John Manners-Bell clearly describes the evolving risks to supply chains and how multinational corporations should be dealing with them at a strategic level. He examines the lack of supply visibility which puts businesses at risk and includes case studies of best practice, as well as citing examples of when and how things […]

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Global Logistics Strategies: Delivering the Goods

Global Logistics Strategies examines how the logistics industry has developed, how it is influenced by macro-economic factors and demand-side trends, what the risks are to the industry and how it will develop over the coming years. It features strategies and recommendations that companies can leverage. John Manners-Bell examines individual logistics segments looking at each one’s unique micro-economic dynamics: freight forwarding, contract logistics, shipping, road freight, air cargo and express are defined, explored and described […]

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