Food Supply Chain Failures – Risks and Best Practices of Response


Instructor: John Ryan
Product ID: 705807

  • Duration: 90 Min
Food suppliers cannot afford supply chain failures, especially with regard to food safety and quality, but such failures occur on a daily basis throughout the industry. Companies need to begin to understand the risks involved and establish effective management approaches that help them to prevent and respond quickly to potential supply failures. This webinar will discuss various risks associated with supply chain failures and how to address them first understanding what are the various factors which can cause failure and then by creating effective management approach to prevent and in the case of occurrence how to respond quickly.
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Why Should You Attend:

One of the most critical food safety issues for food industry is supply chain failure which impacts many aspects of a business functioning. Both incoming products and ingredients and outgoing final delays or failures can cause ripples throughout the supply chain that can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars to companies and their clients.

As the supply chain continues to become more and more complex, poor planning and the lack of defense systems against supply chain failures can cause losses in reputation, poor quality, failing food safety protection, substandard product delivery, share price decline, product recalls and many other problems.

This webinar will review the issues surrounding the economic disruption caused by supply chain failures. Risks, rules, foreseeable events, exposure, the social media and other critical issues . It will discuss FDA supply chain and transportation rules with regard to supply chain controls. It will teach how to establish effective management approaches that can help you prevent and respond quickly to potential supply failures.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the risks associated with supply chain failures
  • Review common occurrences
  • Understand FDA supply chain and transportation rules with regard to supply chain controls
  • Understand how cargo theft and food fraud can impact your supply chain
  • Review traceability and recall requirements and technology
  • Learn to eliminate and control purchasing based primarily on pricing

Areas Covered in the Webinar:

  • Costs involved – inventory turns/cycle times
  • Liability
  • Global Food Markets drive new import food safety requirements
  • Review how the FDA’s Food Safety and Modernization Act (FSMA) are changing things
  • Food safety hazards
  • Identifying key suppliers
  • Recalls
  • Planning around areas where nature can disrupt the supply chain
  • Foreign suppliers
  • Preventive concepts
  • Basic planning mechanisms
  • Other resources available to help you

Who Will Benefit:

  • Procurement Officers
  • Sustainability Officers
  • U.S. food processors, distributors, retailers and restaurant chains importing food from foreign countries
  • Food buyers
  • Foreign food producers, importers and exporters
  • International food carriers
  • Import and export logistics personnel
  • Food safety and quality specialists
Instructor Profile:
John Ryan

John Ryan
Owner, Ryan Systems Inc

Dr. John Ryan is the president of and holds a Ph.D. in research and statistical methods. He has recently retired from his position as the administrator for the Hawaii State Department of Agriculture's Quality Assurance Division where he headed up Hawaii’s commodity inspection, food safety certification and measurement standards service groups. His latest books “Validating Preventive Food Safety and Quality Controls”,”Food Fraud” and “Guide to Food Safety During Transportation: Controls, Standards and Practices, 2nd Edition” are now offered by Amazon and Barnes & Noble. Dr. Ryan’s company ( helps to train and consult with companies in need of validating preventive food safety controls. For more than 25 years, he has implemented quality control systems for international corporations in the United States and around the world.

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