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2012 New Developments in Supply Chain Security Strategy

Pacific Maritime, March 2012

4 Pages Posted: 1 Feb 2012 Last revised: 4 Oct 2012

Craig H. Allen

University of Washington - School of Law; UW Arctic Law and Policy Institute

Date Written: January 28, 2012

Abstract

Supply chain security witnessed two new developments in the opening weeks of 2012. On January 25, 2012, the Obama Administration released a new “National Strategy for Global Supply Chain Security.” That same month, the World Economic Forum released a report titled “New Models for Addressing Supply Chain and Transport Risk.” The common theme in the two documents is the continuing need to enhance the resiliency of global supply chains. Both documents emphasize the need for government-industry cooperation. The WEF report also highlights the value of scenario planning as a tool to address supply chain and transport risk.

Keywords: supply chain security, scenario planning, shipping, containers, security strategies, World Economic Forum, Global Risks 2012

JEL Classification: L81, L90, L91, L92, L98, M11

Suggested Citation

Allen, Craig H., 2012 New Developments in Supply Chain Security Strategy (January 28, 2012). Pacific Maritime, March 2012. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1994443 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1994443

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