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|TECHNIQUES FOR EVALUATING SUPPLY CHAINS (p. 472)||
Many supply chain metrics exist that can be used to evaluate performance within a company and for its supply chain partners.
The 2011 To¯hoku earthquake and tsunami devastated eastern sections of Japan. The economic impact was felt around the globe, as manufacturers had been relying heavily, in some cases exclusively, on suppliers located in the affected zones. Manufacturers in several industries worldwide took 6 months or longer before they saw their supply chains working normally again.
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|EVALUATING DISASTER RISK IN THE SUPPLY CHAIN (pp. 472–474)|
Disasters that disrupt supply chains can take on many forms, ...