The Global Supply Chain Ups the Ante for Risk Management

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  • Survey Details: The research for this report was conducted from July 13-21, 2015. Surveys were conducted among Manufacturers, Retailers, and Wholesalers/Distributors/Co-operatives with $500M+ in revenue or 750+ employees (n=125). Respondents were required to be familiar with supply chain risk management and have it be at least somewhat important to their company. Respondents were a mix of those in a supply chain role (n=37), those in a finance role (n=40) and others (n=43). All surveys were conducted using the ResearchNow B2B respondent panel.
  • Objective: To understand the current state of supply chain risk management and the impact of supply chain disruptions.
  • Highlight: When companies rate themselves as mature on risk management, they have two dominant characteristics:  1) leadership support and 2) financial supplier sensing.

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