Supply chain: Risk assessment in general

By |2019-07-19T19:20:25+02:00 19 July, 2019|Interest|

The mere consideration of financially oriented risks is no longer sufficient in today's logistics. Rather, aspects such as risk management, sustainability and social requirements are of great relevance as a result of society. Several studies show, however, that many companies have not yet implemented risk management, nor have plans been drawn up to do so. Medium-sized companies in particular are still hesitant to consider an introduction. The company management either lacks the necessary risk awareness, or the companies regard the resulting cost factor as too high. With regard to current challenges for supply chain management, globalization is often cited as the greatest challenge. As the world and its countries become more interconnected, supply chains are becoming more and more international. As a result, supply chains are becoming longer and more expensive and risk-prone. The effective counteraction and the installation of safeguards in a supply chain is on the [...]