International Journal of Advanced Multidisciplinary Research and Studies
Volume 3, Issue 3, 2023
Risk Mitigation Methods in Supply Chain Management
Author(s): Harsh Rawat
The coordination and management of all activities involved in moving goods from suppliers to consumers are part of supply chain management. The procedure, however, may have drawbacks, including disruptions to the supply chain, poor product quality, and changes in consumer demand. Hence, in order to ensure that supply chains run smoothly, risk reduction techniques must be put into practise.
Supply chain management may employ a range of risk mitigation techniques, including inventory management, supplier selection, and contingency planning, to lessen exposure to risk. always Maintaining proper stock levels as a buffer against changes in supply or demand is a key component of inventory management. The importance of locating reliable and trustworthy suppliers cannot be overstated in order to reduce the possibility of experiencing supply disruptions or problems with product quality. Contingency planning is the process of creating backup plans to ensure the survival of a business in the event of unforeseen circumstances, such as those brought on by natural disasters or other types of disruptive events Planning.
Numerous different risk reduction measures include having strong connections with suppliers, implementing adaptable supply chain policies, creating effective communication channels, and investing in technology to provide visibility and transparency throughout the supply chain.
The supply chain's weaknesses, possible dangers, and workable solutions must all be well understood in order to manage risk in the chain successfully. If the risk mitigation techniques are used, an organization's supply chain may become more resilient, expenses may be reduced, and customer satisfaction may increase. Supply chain managers are in charge of making decisions concerning supply chain risk in order to mitigate the impact of supply chain interruptions.
Keywords: Inventory Management, Supply Chain, Distributors, Customers, SCRM, Risk Mitigation, Research Design
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