26 May '15, 4pm

10 tips to mitigate global #supplychain risks: Make sure you're not just "box-ticking"

Disruptions in the supply chain have always been a source of major concern for electronics manufacturers. However, the level of worry will only rise as today's worldwide supply networks become more geographically diverse, riskier, and ultimately, more prone to outages. The resulting complexity that comes with mitigating risks and preparing for disruptions associated with more globalized supply chains has emerged as a key concern among businesses surveyed in a recent BSI study. According to the study, more than three quarters of manufacturing firms (77%) pointed to increasing supply chain complexity as the fastest growing risk in business continuity. Internet attacks (68%) and increased regulatory compliance challenges (58%) were the second and third most critical concerns, respectively. Over a third (35%) of the businesses surveyed were "extremely concerned" about potentia...

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