Executive Briefings

Resilience Index Ranks Countries by Supply Chain Visibility

Switzerland, Austria and Japan were top performers in a ranking of supply chain resilience.

The 2017 FM Global Resilience Index measured control of corruption, quality of infrastructure, local supplier quality and a new measure of supply chain visibility, defined as the ability to track and trace goods across a country's supply chain.

Haiti was ranked last in the supply chain sub category, followed by Myanmar and Guinea.

Sweden, the Netherlands, Germany, Finland, Hong Kong, Singapore and Denmark made up the rest of the top 10. The UK is at 18.

Switzerland also took top place in the overall chart, which took into account other factors such as productivity, exposure to natural hazards, cyber risk and political risk.

Switzerland’s position was due to its infrastructure and local suppliers, its political stability, control of corruption and economic productivity, the report said.

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The 2017 FM Global Resilience Index measured control of corruption, quality of infrastructure, local supplier quality and a new measure of supply chain visibility, defined as the ability to track and trace goods across a country's supply chain.

Haiti was ranked last in the supply chain sub category, followed by Myanmar and Guinea.

Sweden, the Netherlands, Germany, Finland, Hong Kong, Singapore and Denmark made up the rest of the top 10. The UK is at 18.

Switzerland also took top place in the overall chart, which took into account other factors such as productivity, exposure to natural hazards, cyber risk and political risk.

Switzerland’s position was due to its infrastructure and local suppliers, its political stability, control of corruption and economic productivity, the report said.

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