Blog Archive

Chain of Responsibility (CoR) – Each Person Has a Role. What’s yours?

Currently under the HVNL, all parties who have control or influence over the transport task are deemed responsible for complying with CoR obligations.

Is your company prepared? 4 Upcoming Amendments to Chain of Responsibility (CoR)

Changes to the Heavy Vehicle National Law are coming in August 2018, and will affect not only transportation industries but every business using freight logistics across Australia.

Are your Transportation Contractors Distracted?

Most U.S. states have laws prohibiting drivers from sending text messages while on the road. Most states and cities also prevent drivers from making phone calls because it constitutes distracted driving.

Removing Risk from your Supply Chain

Most companies work hard to reduce risk from their supply chains, as any problems related to the delivery of third-party services and products can slow down production, cause logistical headaches, and potentially hurt profits.

Risk Mitigation Requires Thorough Prequalification

Most companies work hard to reduce risk from their supply chains, as problems can slow down production, cause logistical headaches, and potentially hurt profits.

Risk Mitigation Essential to Preventing Accidents

Companies seeking to hire new contractors or suppliers may be eager to hire a partner and begin new projects, but they should not let their anticipation get in the way of proper risk mitigation strategies.

The Danger of Not Understanding Internal Stakeholder Needs

Regardless of the size of your business, mitigating and controlling risk is an essential part of staying successful. Whether you run a small mom and pop restaurant or a Fortune 500 company, there are inherent risks in owning and running a business.

5 Ways to Manage Supplier Risk

Obtaining greater visibility and control over your existing supply chain can be the most valuable effort you can make to your supplier risk mitigation. The use of online Software-as-a-Service systems that specifically focus on supplier management and cont…

Even small firms need to ensure OSHA compliance - Contractor Management Services Can Help

The Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has regulations that aim to protect workers employed at companies of all sizes.

International mining on the rise, increasing need for contractor screening

Mines across the world are expanding their operations by opening new locations and increasing production. The Vancouver Sun reported that a mining company in Australia plans to enhance its output by nearly one-fifth, and Mining.com revealed that Chinese c…

Keep contractor risk management in mind before signing contracts

In many discussions about the external risks posed to businesses, a lot of focus is directed to vendors in corporate supply chains. However, companies often do not think about the threats that their service providers and subcontractors can present. For in…

Managing risks posed by suppliers

Ongoing economic struggles and an increasingly strict regulatory environment have pushed many corporations to take a look internally to identify their own risks.

Company leaders must manage internal and external risks

In a globalized but still unsteady economy, it's common practice for organizations to outsource some of their functions to external contractors.

Oracle settlement shows importance of foreign risk management

The Oracle corporation recently agreed to pay a $2 million fine to settle allegations that one of its subsidiaries violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).

MSHA issues PPOV letters

The Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) recently announced that it has put several mining operators on-notice in regard to potential patterns of violations (PPOV) that deal with health and safety standards.

2013 US federal regulatory agendas announced

In late December, federal agencies were required to release their regulatory agendas for the coming year.

EPA chief resigns

Environmental Protection Agency head Lisa Jackson recently announced her resignation from the body.