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Charlie Grahn
Charlie Grahn
Charlie Grahn is a supply chain veteran who lives in Vancouver, Canada. He also teaches this subject at Langara College and for Supply Chain Canada, and has been a guest lecturer at several institutions including the Banking Academy in Hanoi, Vietnam.

In decades past, supply chains were smooth, inflation levels were low and long-term supply contracts with annual price-adjustment clauses posed few risks. Cut to today’s inflation and supply chain crisis, and it’s clear that ‘vintage’ contracts with built-in cost inflators need to be brought up to date.

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The true cause of the disruptions is that most human of errors – believing the past will simply repeat itself. Because today’s supply chains are global, efficient and more perilously constituted than before, new risk mitigation systems are needed.

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