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MIT study uncovers hidden risk in supply chains

Posted: 18 Dec 2013  Print Version  Bookmark and Share Subscribe 

Keywords:MIT  supply chain  Ford Motor  profit loss  risk 

[Summary of tips] A recent MIT study on supply-chain risk has revealed that there is no correlation between the total amount a manufacturer spends with a supplier and the profit loss it would incur if that supply were suddenly interrupted. This counterintuitive finding defies a basic business tenet that equates the greatest supply-chain risk wit......
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