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Supply chain risk: what companies need to know

Supply chain risk: what companies need to know | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it
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a very good summary article on Supply Chain Risk, from Mattel to Foxxcon to Nasa

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Failure to mitigate supply chain risk to cost companies billions in 2012

Failure to mitigate supply chain risk to cost companies billions in 2012 | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it
Chief procurement officers at the world's largest companies predict their businesses, unable to manage the range of risks affecting their global supply chains, will lose €140m on average over the next 12 months as a result of supply chain...
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Risk to Revenue from Sudden Supply Chain Disruptions

Risk to Revenue from Sudden Supply Chain Disruptions | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it

This is an interesting analysis, similar to the one of the EcoVadis/Insead report, indicating that supply chain disruptions can impact, in average to 5.2% of to a company's revenue.

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Procurement fraud on the rise in China

Incidents of procurement fraud in China have risen by 13 per cent, despite the overall fraud rate in the country falling, a study has found. 38 per cent said they would invest in training and whistleblower phone lines. However, the report concluded that this is unlikely to settle the issue: “These measures are not sufficient given that China had the second-highest level of fraud perpetrated by senior management (who are unlikely to be reported by their juniors).”

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