Supply Chain Risk Survey
 
 

Understanding Supply Chain Risk Areas, Solutions, and Plans: A Five-Part Series

 
 

 
 
This paper from Protiviti and APICS interprets and discusses the results of a recent supply chain risk survey carried out by the two organizations. The document is intended to help business leaders to better understand these results and use this information as part of their overall information pool when evaluating and managing supply chain risks and opportunities.

Supply chain management incorporates a wide range of significant and inherent risks and opportunities. These risks and opportunities apply to activities within the company's organization as well as outside the organization at suppliers, at the suppliers' suppliers, and outward at the organization's customers and customers' customers. In other words, these risks and opportunities can affect the entire chain. For most organizations, it is clear that supply chain management processes can greatly influence the organization's performance and the predictability of that performance.

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