Location, Location, Location: Disasters and Other Impediments on Supply Networks

Author(s):

Charles C. Carpenter, CFM
Charles C. Carpenter, CFM, Office Services Manager, First American Flood Data Services, 512-834-9595 ext 1333; cc1483@txstate.edu

91st Annual International Conference Proceedings - 2006 - Minneapolis, MN
Abstract

This presentation will discuss and explore location considerations that purchasing professionals should evaluate as part of their supplier criteria as every business has a location. Many location considerations will be examined. While Force Majeure can excuse a party for performing its contract, some locations are more susceptible to calamity than others. This "Disaster Awareness" is the first step for true Disaster Preparedness. By staying out of harms way, a business will have to prepare for fewer disasters and avoid the costs of both preparation and interruption.

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