Hidden Risks in Your Supply Chain

Mitigating and prioritizing risk in order to achieve success

Third in a five-part series

J. Paul Dittmann, Ph.D. | University of Tennessee

Previously on the UPS blog, I’ve discussed the current state of risk and recent supply chain risk research conducted by my team and me at the University of Tennessee.

In my last post, I also discussed the first step of supply chain risk management – identifying the risks.

This time, I’d like to explore the next step: prioritizing the identified risks. After reviewing the most common concerns for risk managers, I’ll detail a strategy that can help target which risks are most urgent for your business.

Common Risks

It is fascinating to see what risks are most on the minds of supply chain professionals. Not surprisingly, the No. 1 risk mentioned was…

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