Companies Get an 'F' on Overseas Business-Continuity Plans

Businesses looking to expand globally need to do more to prepare for supply chain risks, according to a recent survey.

U.S. and Canadian companies looking to expand globally recognize the risks associated with supply-chain failures, but they need to do more to prepare for those risks, according to a recent survey.

Chubb Corp. released results from its 2014 Chubb Multinational Risk Survey, which questioned 300 U.S. and Canadian companies about their international global exposures. The survey shows 52% of the businesses intend to increase overseas activity in 2014. 

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Phil Gusman

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Phil Gusman is a freelance journalist. Previously, he was managing editor of National Underwriter. Prior to joining National Underwriter in 2008, he was editor of Insurance Advocate. He has also served as associate editor of Crackdown!, an insurance-fraud publication, and as assistant editor of Empire State Report, which covers New York State politics. He graduated in 2002 from Plattsburgh State University in New York. Gusman may be reached at phil.gusman@gmail.com.

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