E-commerce companies are seeing bigger than ever sales and demand for fast, cheap and accurate orders. To help them manage this, retailers are increasingly turning to 3PLs and other intermediaries to join their omnichannel fulfillment strategies.
Challenge: A multinational oil and gas company relied on thousands of suppliers worldwide — including remote partners in Azerbaijan, Alaska and Angola — for time-critical materials. However, the company lacked adequate visibility and transportation management over it’s 60,000 purchase orders per year, resulting in incomplete deliveries, poor shipment-status insights and high administrative and process costs.
The coronavirus pandemic has had a huge impact on global risk-management strategies. Many companies learned in 2020 that their supply chains weren’t prepared for a disruption of such massive scale. Now, they’re determined not to get caught short again.
Vendor risk management, also called supplier risk management or third party risk management, describes the efforts of managing the risks posed by the companies who sell you products and services. This white paper from riskmethods will help you identify, assess and mitigate the risks posed by your vendors or other third parties.