Categorisation of the Main Disruptive Events in the Sensitive Products Transportation Supply Chains

Quentin Schoen, Raquel Sanchis, Raúl Poler, Matthieu Lauras, Franck Fontanili, Sébastien Truptil


The upcoming logistic environment is about to modify deeply the way we supply products. In fact, some new trends are going to require more and more agility between a large number of stakeholders in open and dynamic networks. This should be possible to achieve thanks to new data collection and treatment abilities. Considering this moving technological and logistic environment, it appears necessary to define and categorize more specifically the main disruptive events that can affect a supply chain. In fact, amount of data are collected on the field and must be helpful to make relevant decisions in case of disruption. In order to understand automatically what these data mean, it is necessary to detect and classify the disruptive events in order to find the best adaptation. This paper focuses on the sensitive products’ supply chains, that are facing with agility high requirements, based on their ability to detect disruptive events. We take as an example the blood supply chain.


Disruptive Event; Supply Chain; Sensitive Products; Resilience; Agility

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