Seven Steps to Mitigate Risks in the Construction Supply Chain

JASON CAMPBELL | November 5, 2018

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Supply chain risk and disruption are ubiquitous in any industry that relies on incorporating resources, materials, finished goods or equipment into their products. No matter the size, supply chain risks emerge from hundreds of sources: debilitating storms, port shut-downs, supplier bankruptcy, fluctuations in resource availability or even massive system hacks — and these are just a few of the disruptions that bring supply chains to a screeching halt.

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Perum BULOG

Perum BULOG is a state-owned enterprise (BUMN) which was established through Government Regulation (PP) No. 7/2003 to replace National Food Logistic Agency (BULOG). The main purpose in establishing this entity is to manage the supply and logistic of basic foodstuffs, especially rice to meet people demand.

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Perum BULOG

Perum BULOG is a state-owned enterprise (BUMN) which was established through Government Regulation (PP) No. 7/2003 to replace National Food Logistic Agency (BULOG). The main purpose in establishing this entity is to manage the supply and logistic of basic foodstuffs, especially rice to meet people demand.

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