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Roles and Responsibilities

The Layered Approach

INFORMATION IN THIS CHAPTER:

• Role of the supply chain security manager

• Competing priorities in developing security and supply chain security programs

• Topics to be included in policy development and execution

• Role of insurance companies, law enforcement, and third-party security providers in a supply chain security program

No battle plan survives first contact with the enemy.

Helmuth von Moltke

The 21st-century supply chain is longer, faster, and more complex than ever before, with decreasing product inventory, increasing number of touch points, and more demanding cost constraints. This escalation in complexity comes with the added risk of large-scale theft. Supply chain security has ...

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