Weathering a supply chain disaster

Subtitle: The lessons of the 9/11 attacks and Hurricane Katrina seem to have been quickly forgotten in many quarters, leaving the U.S. nearly as vulnerable to a major disaster as ever before. Government plans focus on eliminating risks rather than reducing the impact of a bad event. At the center of any disaster preparedness plan is good supply chain management.Infrastructure at risk : security analyst Stephen Flynn sounds alarm about domestic preparedness. -- Building resilient supply chains : shippers, transportation and logistics companies learn lessons from poor pre-Katrina planning. -- Menlo's rapid response warehouse. -- Getting busy : DHS, industry try to coordinate post-disaster response for freight transport. -- Security can improve decision-making.

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  • English

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  • Accession Number: 01052522
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Northwestern University, Evanston
  • Files: TLIB
  • Created Date: Jul 10 2007 9:17AM