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Supply Chain Risk Management: A Case Study in Thailand

Chatchai Raka and Jirapan Liangrokapart

A chapter in Innovations and Strategies for Logistics and Supply Chains: Technologies, Business Models and Risk Management, 2015, pp 557-580 from Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH), Institute of Business Logistics and General Management

Abstract: While the increasing of globalization trades, the supply chain has been confronted with complexity and insecurity. Supply chain risk management has become an important tool for managing the risks in the supply chain. Thus the objective of this paper is to study the supply chain risk management by using a fresh produce supply chain in Thailand as a case. Targeted supply chain's stakeholders were interviewed including growers, collectors, wholesalers, processors, retail stores and consumers. The risk events were identified and evaluate into 9 categories. They are Climate risk, Demand risk, Financial risk, Information risk, Operational risk, Policy risk, Price risk, Regulatory risk, and Supply risk. The details of these risks have been clarified and some of risk management guidelines are introduced in order to mitigate them. As a result, the current fresh produce supply chain structure in Thailand has been draw up additionally.

Keywords: Supply Chain Risk Management; Risk Identification; Risk Assessment; Risk Control (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2015
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