How much do you really know about your suppliers? How could your supply chain be impacted by a natural disaster, another recession, or limited inventories?
Global supply chains have been brought to their knees in recent years as the result of host of massively disruptive events including devastating natural disasters, economic crisis, turbulent commodity prices, product recalls, and other unforeseen disruptions. These catastrophic events including Hurricane Irene, the eruption of the Eyjafjallajokull volcano in Iceland, the Japan earthquake and tsunami, and the most recent Thailand flooding have put many suppliers out of business, leaving manufacturers stranded and production lines halted.
Executives are becoming increasingly aware of the risks of doing business on a global scale and are experiencing first-hand the havoc these supply chain disruptions pose to their bottom lines, brand reputation, and stock value.
Join Supply & Demand Chain Executive and IHS as they share expertise, tools, and best practices in supply chain risk mitigation, and supplier risk scoring. Speakers will discuss why managing risk in the supply chain needs to be a multidimensional approach taking into account:
Materials risk, knowing where volatile raw material prices are headed
Electronic Parts risk, ensuring the sustainability and authenticity of the components within your supply chain
Supplier risk, understanding what potential obstacles your suppliers might face
Global supply chains need this critical information now more than ever. Don't miss this chance to hear industry experts share actionable advice on leading tools and best practices for supplier risk management.