Supply chain plays the most important role in managing a business in today’s competitive world and meeting customer’s demands. A lot of organization are changing the methods in order to improve efficiency in many aspects in this competitive business world. But, these change in methods to meet the demand have increased uncertainties. Nowadays, a lot of business have focused on outsourcing, Due to these which the vulnerability to risks increases in the supply chain. It is an important task to mitigate the risks by planning for the various uncertainties. This increasing dependency on suppliers is more prone to uncertain events, thus, the supply chain risk management has become a necessary part of the supplier selection.
Problems (Industry Challenges)
• Brand Integrity
• Cost Allocation
• Working Capital
• Foreign sourcing /outsourcing
• Employment Practices
• Quality Assurance
• Supply chain disruption
• Logistics and transportation issues
• Attracting and retaining employees
A Risk Management Feasibility Study is the ideal starting point for a company about to introduce company-wide risk management.
• Economic Feasibility
• Technical Feasibility
Ability to construct system
Inadequate system performance levels
The scope development criteria will help us to gain more information about the target audience.
• Charter clarity
• Cost-benefit analysis
• Alternative approach evaluation
• Performance measurement system
Topics to Investigate
• Planning and Scheduling
• Time estimating and control
• Quality and assurance control
• Manpower management and control
• Resources and procurement
• Communication and decision making
Methods and Procedures
• Risk identification
What might go wrong?
• Assessment and analysis
Assessment of probability and impact?
• Mitigation /Fall back Planning
What can we do about it?
What might we have to do?
• On-Going risk management
How do we stay on track?
In order to achieve organizational growth and customer satisfaction, risk management plays an important role. Because an effective risk management plan can detect disruption and its impact on supply chain performance which then can be communicated via a communication path so that the causes can be identified and immediate action can be taken on .
Maheshwari, S & Jain, P. (2014). Supply Chain Management – Review on Risk Management From Supplier’S Perspective. 44. 557-566. 10.2507/daaam.scibook.2014.44.