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Supply Chain Resilience: Concept and Practice

Barnes, Paul H. (2008) Supply Chain Resilience: Concept and Practice. Safety & Security International.

Abstract

Security threats and the plethora of other active threat sources introduce high levels of uncertainty to business considerations and the world economy generally. Any disruption of maritime or aviations supply has significant implications on economic activity and world trade. It has been suggested that investment in the United States dropped by 0.2 per cent of GDP because of the ongoing threat of terrorism. Obviously international trade is heavily reliant on safe and open waterways and oceans. A significant downstream consequence of a terrorist attack on the maritime transport system would most definitely entail disruption of supply resulting in a range of impacts. This work examines the application of Resilience in maritime supply chains.

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ID Code: 13989
Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: The contents of this journal can be freely accessed online via the journal's web page (see hypertext link).
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ISSN: 1865-9780
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > TRANSPORTATION AND FREIGHT SERVICES (150700) > Transportation and Freight Services not elsewhere classified (150799)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > Business and Management not elsewhere classified (150399)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2008 Paul H. Barnes
Deposited On: 07 Jul 2008
Last Modified: 05 Jan 2011 23:37

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