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How ALAN Leveraged Supply Chain Relationships to Aid Recovery From Superstorm Sandy

Published: 15 January 2014

ID: G00259910

Analyst(s): Stan Aronow , Jane Feitler


This research explores key insights observed and best practices demonstrated by the American Logistics Aid Network during the Superstorm Sandy crisis of 2012. These insights are directly applicable to corporate supply chain risk management teams.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Create a "Loss of X" Plan, Not a "Hurricane" Plan
  • Set Sequenced Recovery Plans Based on Value at Risk, Time to Recovery and Priority
  • Anticipate Government-Related Disruptions to Your Recovery Efforts and Plan Contingencies Through Active Relationships
  • ALAN's Next Chapter

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