Supply Chain Vulnerability and Resilience – Case Study of Footwear Retail Distribution Network

Agnieszka Tubis, Tomasz Nowakowski, Sylwia Werbińska-Wojciechowska

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The aim of this article is to present and investigate the main concepts of supply chain vulnerability and resilience. Thus, the fundamental differences between vulnerability and resilience definitions are discussed. The main issues on vulnerability and resilience assessment are investigated, and the case study of footwear retail supply chain disruption problems is analysed.

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supply chain, vulnerability, resilience, assessment methods

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