Carrier Management Q3 2022

Carrier Management Magazine • Quarter 3 2022 Edition

Supply chain. The unprecedented disruptions of the past few years have made “supply chain” a household word—because nearly every household in the world has been affected by the shortages of goods and services, all created by breaks in supply chain, and the resulting inflation.

This edition of Carrier Management focuses on the risk management of supply chains—from loss prevention to insurance to claims.

Also featured: Profiles of InsurTechs Coalition and Tractable; MGA Trends; Claims/Legal trends including genomic information in toxic tort cases and the growing costs of pesticides risks.

In This Issue

Cover Story: Broken Supply Chains

Taming Global Supply Chain Risks, Holistically

The world has seen the seismic impact of supply chain disruptions over the past few years—brought on by COVID-19, the Russia-Ukraine war, Brexit, inflation and natural catastrophes such as last ...

Real-Time Tech: Supply Chain Analysis Tools

Transparency is the key to managing supply chain risk. But some businesses only focus on selective financial information from their suppliers, which can leave them exposed. Beyond creditworthiness, ...

Executive Viewpoint

Risk

Pesticides: The New Pharma?

Fen-phen, Baycol, Rezulin, Vioxx… The 1990s and 2000s saw a tidal wave of pharmaceutical-related litigation that dominated the agenda of the plaintiffs' bar. Mass torts over the negative health ...

InsurTech Profiles

Claims/Legal

An Aerial View Into Reducing Claims Leakage

Claims can be a high-stress and high-stakes process for carriers and policyholders. Often called the "moment of truth," the claims process can dictate the moment when the client is secured for life ...

What About Genomics and Workers Comp?

William Wilt and Kirk Hartley, the authors of the accompanying article, "Have Insurers Paid Too Much for Asbestos and Other Toxic Torts?" recently published a research note, in a Q&A format, ...

Leadership and Management

Technology and Automation

Truly Transformative Tech: Hype vs. Results

As digitization across the insurance industry accelerates, it can be tempting for insurers to jump on the proverbial bandwagon and devote resources to every new technology that promises fundamental ...

Risk Alerts

Underwriting and Distribution

From the Editor

Conquering Complex Supply Chains

Supply chain. The unprecedented disruptions of the past few years have made "supply chain" a household word—because nearly every household in the world has been affected by the shortages of goods ...