Be SMART About Raw Material Risk Management

Author(s):

De Waart, Dirk
Dirk De Waart, Director, Supply Chain Transformation Practice, PRTM, 949-255-5426; ddewaart@prtm.com

92nd Annual International Conference Proceedings - 2007 - Las Vegas, NV
Abstract

Disruptions in the flow of raw materials is one of the major supply chain risks facing companies. Raw material inventory is an expensive buffer against these risks and provides a false sense of security. Fortunately there is a smarter way to mitigate against raw material risks. This session discusses a proven methodology that takes the guessing work out of the identification of raw material risks and helps organizations define effective mitigation strategies.

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