Creating and Maintaining Resilient Supply Chains.

Hiles, Andrew.
Brookfield : Rothstein Associates, Incorporated, 2016.
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Creating and Maintaining Resilient Supply Chains Will your supply chain survive the twists and turns of the global economy? Can it deliver mission-critical supplies and services in the face of disaster or other business interruption? A resilient supply chain can do those things and more. In Creating and Maintaining Resilient Supply Chains, global expert Andrew Hiles applies the principles of risk and business continuity to enable a reliable flow of materials and information that is a "win" for everyone involved.
Title Page
Copyright Page
0.1 Outsourcing Issues
0.2 Getting Outsourcing Right
0.3 The Importance of Service Level Agreements
0.4 Vendor Evaluation Criteria
0.5 Relating Contract Type to Service
0.6 Lessons from Experience
Part 1
1.1 Supply Chain Dependency
1.2 Risk and the Procurement Cycle
1.2.1 Purchasing Policy Purchasing Procedures Using Multiple Suppliers Using Single Suppliers Using Best of Breed Suppliers Other Purchasing Practices
1.2.2 Technical Authorization Policy
1.3 Strategic Purchasing and Supply Management
1.4 Developing Sourcing Strategies: Types of Contract
1.5 The Strategic Procurement Lifecycle
1.5.1 Product Lifecycle
1.5.2 The Strategic Procurement Lifecycle
1.5.3 Implementing the Strategic Procurement Lifecycle
1.6 Supplier Strategies
1.6.1 Stock
1.7 Procurement Documentation
1.8 Tendering Procedures
1.8.1 Common Risks and Pitfalls
1.9 Outsourcing Risk
1.9.1 Getting Outsourcing Right
1.10 Risks: All Contracts
1.10.1 The Runaway Project
1.10.2 The Importance of Service Level Agreements (SLAs)
1.11 How Suppliers Charge
1.11.1 Cost Plus
1.11.2 Time and Materials
1.11.3 Usage
1.11.4 Type of Service
1.11.5 Market Pricing
1.11.6 Fixed-Price or Lump Sum
1.11.7 Risk/Reward Contracts
1.11.8 Management Fee
1.11.9 Value-Based Costing
1.11.10 Marginal Costing
1.11.11 Cost of Full Capacity
1.12 Vendor Evaluation Criteria
1.12.1 Due Diligence
1.12.2 Relating Contract Type to Service
1.13 Negotiating
1.14 Summary: Risk Based Acquisition Management (RBAM)
1.14.1 Fundamental Risk Management Requirements
1.14.2 Tender Risks
1.14.3 Contract Risks
1.15 Lessons from Experience
1.16 ANSI Standard
Footnotes 1
Part 2.
2.1 The Tender
2.1.1 Whole Life Costing to Determine the Best Bid
2.1.2 Required Format for Tendering
2.1.3 Table of Contents for ITT
2.2 Input or Process Specifications
2.3 Output Specifications
2.4 Technical Specifications
2.4.1 Functional Specifications
2.4.2 Performance Specifications
2.4.3 Technical Design Specifications
2.4.4 Mandatory and Desirable Technical Specifications
2.4.5 Technical Specifications: The Crucial Elements
2.5 Developing Technical Specifications
2.5.1 Technical Requirements (Technical Specifications)
2.5.2 Instructions for Developing a Technical Specification
2.5.3 Procedure for Developing a New Technical Specification
2.6 General Product/Service Specification: Checklist
2.6.1 General Product/Service Specifications and Objectives
2.6.2 Suppliers' Anticipated Requirements from Client Company
2.6.3 Specific to Capital Equipment
2.6.4 Specific to Onsite Contractors
2.6.5 Contractual Framework
2.7 Typical Pitfalls of Tenders in the SME Sector: The Supplier's Perspective
2.8 The Contract and the Law
2.8.1 Principles of International Commercial Law: UNIDROIT
2.8.2 Legal Systems:Anglo-Saxon Versus Civil Code
2.8.3 European Law
2.8.4 Sharia Law
2.8.5 International Law: Conclusions Enforcement of Foreign Judgment Alternative Dispute Procedures: Mediation and Arbitration
2.9 Contract Aspects
2.9.1 Key Contract Clauses
2.9.2 Common Ambiguities
2.9.3 Important Considerations for Contracts
Footnotes 2
Appendix A
A.1 Key Performance Indicators
A.2 Service Level Agreements
A.3 Desk Review of Documentation
A.4 Questionnaires
A.5 Interviews
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