Nth Party Suppliers

Nth Party Suppliers – Gaining a Toehold on Down Chain Providers

by Kaelyn Lewis, Brenda Ferrraro, Angela Dogan | April 5, 2021 | Business Continuity, Supply Chain

Supply chain sovereignty depends on a high degree of visibility into Nth Party Suppliers in order to identify critical dependencies and then apply a consistent set of principles for monitoring of parallel (redundant) processes and other elements required for resilience across both inbound and outbou ....


Striving for Supply Chain Stability – Biden Orders Review

by Sabine Zimmer | February 24, 2021 | Business Continuity, Public Policy, Supply Chain

This week has been buzzing with news of federal legislation intended to bring stability to the supply chain, as President Biden calls for a review of U.S. supply chain weak spots. This announcement comes on the heels of instability brought on by an enduring pandemic and recent Texas Freeze - soberin ....


The Uninvited Guest – Who Has Your Data?

by Brad Keller | February 16, 2021 | Supply Chain, Third Party Risk Management

Adjusting Contracts for Vendor Outsourcing The day of the big event has arrived. Hopefully, all your planning will ensure that everything goes well. And it does, until uninvited guests begin to arrive. It seems that several of your guests decided (without consulting you) to pass your invitation alo ....

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Assure Supply Chain Transparency: Ethical Sourcing and Nth Party Providers

by Sabine Zimmer | January 31, 2021 | Corporate Culture, Supply Chain

Supply chains are critical to business, but the lack of transparency across the links in your chain can lead to unwanted consequences. The Shared Assessments Financial Services Vertical Strategy Group has been discussing how to ensure ethical sourcing and protect for human rights issues in the suppl ....


Supply Chain Regulation Upheaval Requires Third Party Risk Management Maturity

by Eric Krell | January 14, 2021 | Business Continuity, Supply Chain, Third Party Risk Management

Keeping pace with supply chain regulation upheaval requires a disciplined approach to managing third party risk. Two years ago, a comprehensive benchmarking survey report on third party risk management (TPRM) practices concluded that “vendor risk management programs are barely able to keep up w ....

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Cyber Attacks: Better Vendor Risk Management Practices in 2021

by Joe Maguire | December 18, 2020 | Business Continuity, Cyberattacks, Cybersecurity, Data & Cybersecurity, Supply Chain

Recent Cyber Attacks Highlight Importance of Proactive and Preventive Measures to Counter Intrusions Through Your Supply Chain The Recent State Attack On US Companies and Government Agencies In what has been called one of the most sophisticated cyber attacks in recent history, attackers linked to ....

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