All posts tagged security

Security & Supply Chain: Tension in the Pacific

by Sterling J. Scott, Marketing Communications Coordinator, MHI | @mhi_sterling President Barack Obama’s recent trip to the Asia-Pacific region underscores his administration’s continued focus on the world’s largest emerging region. The United States, Canada, Mexico, Chile, Peru, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, […]

Emerging Markets – Opportunities & Threats: Kazakhstan

by Sterling J. Scott, Marketing Communications Coordinator, MHI | @mhi_sterling Opportunities Kazakhstan has the largest economy in Central Asia with very strong oil and gas industries and a powerhouse mining industry fueled by strong uranium production. Kazakhstan produced 38% of […]

Security & Supply Chain: 2014 Crimean Crisis

by Sterling J. Scott, Marketing Communications Coordinator, MHI | @mhi_sterling As the eyes of the world turn to Russia and the Ukraine through a level of tension reminiscent of the Cold War era, the business world should pay extra close attention […]

Department of Defense Seeks Revolutionary Technology To Detect Counterfeit Electronic Parts

The U.S. military is seeking a “tiny, cheap, foolproof” component to counter the pervasive problem of counterfeit electronic parts in the defense supply chain. In the past two years alone, more than a million suspect parts have been associated with […]

Managing Risk

From MHI Solutions Weather events around the world disrupts production of a key component. A port strike delays imports. An equipment breakdown strands a shipment. These require action in the moment. But anticipating these events before they happen can make […]

MIT Study: Lower-Cost Suppliers Could Cause Biggest Hit in Case of Disruption

A manufacturer’s highest-cost supplier isn’t necessarily the one that will cause the biggest expense from a supply chain disruption, according to new research from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. MIT Prof. David Simchi-Levi’s research found no connection between the total […]

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