By Bruce Arntzen. Many companies have made great strides in recent years to prepare for supply-chain disruptions from a range of events, from natural disasters to man-made crises. Yet they don't prepare for recessions. A look at the calendar says they should. Major financial quakes have occurred once every seven years, on average, over the last 50 years. The last one struck in October 2008, and caused the worst economic downturn in several generations.
September 24, 2015