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.
- KULISCH, ERIC
- Publication Date: 2007-4
- Features: Illustrations;
- Pagination: p. 6-25 : ill.
- TRT Terms: Disaster relief; Emergencies; Freight transportation; Logistics; Management; Security
- Geographic Terms: United States
- Subject Areas: Administration and Management; Freight Transportation; Security and Emergencies;
- Accession Number: 01052522
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: Northwestern University, Evanston
- Files: TLIB
- Created Date: Jul 10 2007 9:17AM