In this, the second of our series of items about how to avoid Supply Chain Disruption, we have two more detailed whitepapers to share with you. The first is by BSI and the second is a paper put together by Deloitte. Both documents are free to download. We are focusing on supply chains because our online poll showed it to be by far the most pressing issue concerning food businesses.
Risk-Based Supply Chain Auditing
Risk-Based Supply Chain Auditing by BSI is free to download. The analysis looks at the process of mapping out the direct and indirect suppliers in the supply chain. The more complex, diverse, and outsourced the supply chain, the greater the potential risk. It explains the process involved in conducting a supply chain audit and instituting a management program which identifies, monitors, and mitigates risk at critical control points. Thus avoiding serious financial, brand and reputation repercussions caused by a broken supply chain.
COVID-19: Managing supply chain risk and disruption
COVID-19: Managing supply chain risk and disruption by Deloitte considers whether Covid-19 could be the black swan event that finally forces many companies, and entire industries, to rethink and transform their global supply chain model? When China, the world’s factory, is impacted, global supply chains are impacted. The paper looks at how COVID-19 is affecting industries so far and which companies will mitigate the impact from this event and has a wealth of detailed advice.