Financial/Economic, Geopolitical, Scarcity, Strategic, Transportation
By admin / August 8, 2018

China’s Belt & Road Initiative – Blog #5

Africa, Australia, South Pacific: This blog covers the Chinese efforts to establish a position of economic dominance through strategically advantageous ports, trade routes, and industrial sourcing arrangements in the African, Australian, and South Pacific regions.

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SCRM Education, SCRM Operation, Strategic
By admin / August 2, 2018

Are You comfortable in discussing RISK within your Company?

Developing a strategy on how to best introduce “Risk Management” concepts for supply chain into your company is the first step to initiate your Supply Chain Risk Management journey.

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Financial/Economic, Geopolitical, Scarcity, Strategic, Transportation
By admin / July 31, 2018

China’s Belt & Road Initiative – Blog #4

The Arctic: This blog covers the Chinese plan to go beyond expanding and utilizing new shipping routes in the Arctic opened by warming seas - but also to exploit the region's rich resource supplies, especially oil and natural gas.

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Financial/Economic, Geopolitical, Scarcity, Strategic, Transportation
By admin / July 24, 2018

China’s Belt & Road Initiative – Blog #3

The China Strategy – Part 2: This blog covers the Chinese plan to develop robust economic corridors that rely on the “Belt and Road” transportation network by creating or purchasing businesses and infrastructure throughout these economic corridors that will generate greater commerce using “Belt and Road” to the overall political and economic benefit of China.

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Financial/Economic, Geopolitical, Scarcity, Strategic, Transportation
By admin / July 19, 2018

China’s Belt & Road Initiative – Blog #2

The China Strategy – Part 1 (continued): This blog covers the far-reaching transportation network being established by China to exert substantial control over supply chain operations worldwide through control of key nodes and maritime routes in the network.

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Financial/Economic, Geopolitical, Scarcity, Strategic, Transportation
By admin / July 16, 2018

China’s Belt and Road Initiative – Blog #1

This is the first RAAD blog in a series based on The Geopolitical Significance of the Chinese Belt and Road Initiative and What it may Mean for Supply Chain Operations Worldwide, a Whitepaper (27 pg, 128 endnotes) researched and written for RAAD360 LLC (raad360.com). The goal is to alert supply chain managers worldwide to the complex risks inherent in BRI. RAAD360 provides RAAD™, a cloud-based supply chain risk management platform.

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SCRM Education, SCRM Operation
By admin / June 1, 2018

How Do I Start an SCRM Journey?

Supply Chain Risk Management (SCRM) is a journey, not a point solution. This blog by Greg Schlegel, Executive in Residence in SCRM at Lehigh University, and Founder of the SCRM Consortium, walks you through the strategies and steps in implementing SCRM methodology in your organization.

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Natural Disaster, Scarcity
By admin / May 18, 2018

Hurricane Maria Highlights Need for SCRM Planning & Mitigation before a Disaster

A brief exploration of US military supply chain impacts from Hurricane Maria disaster in Puerto Rico by RAAD360 partner company, Bättra. Bättra is a consulting firm that delivers high value operations research and supply chain consulting services to commercial and government clients.

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