This case study publication, spearheaded by the U.S. Resiliency Project, provides a brief survey of historical or “traditional” supply chain risk management challenges and solutions. It then provides an overview of new technology solutions and opportunities for supporting resilience as well as security – both cyber and physical. It concludes with a discussion on the ROI of supply chain risk management program investments.

NIST is an agency of the Department of Commerce whose mission is to promote U.S. innovation and industrial competitiveness by advancing measurement science, standards, and technology in ways that enhance economic security and improve quality of life. The U.S. Resiliency Project aims to strengthen resilience by documenting the business and economic case for resilience, capturing best practices, processes and tools for resilience, and catalyzing partnerships that leverage resources, assets, and capabilities across the public and private sectors.