Mitigating Risk in the Supply-Chain

Tom Barlow, Channel Manager, EtQ, New York, NY, USA

Keywords: Risk, Supply Chain, Mitigation

Industry: All

Level: Intermediate

ABSTRACT

The dynamic of business today is more complex than ever before.  Globalization, product competition, and the expansion of the supplier network has driven companies into far more directions than ever before.  In addition, product competition is at an all-time high, forcing companies to move faster to push product differentiation to the market.  In this session, we will look at the risk management activities that organizations are employing to create greater visibility and control in supplier management, building better relationships, and encouraging the supply chain to participate in the quality management process, while limiting risks along the way.

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