Gartner Research

Emphasis on Collaboration Between Brand Owners and Strategic Suppliers Can Enhance Risk Mitigation

Published: 07 July 2017

ID: G00323863

Analyst(s): Laurel Lippay, John Johnson


Brand owners and their upstream multitiered suppliers can benefit from a collaborative risk mitigation strategy that reduces various impacts when an event occurs. This research helps supply chain leaders in sourcing and procurement to determine how to effectively build a joint risk program strategy.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Deploy Proactive Risk Mitigation Programs With Selected Key Suppliers Based on Segmentation Strategy
  • Develop Business Continuity Plans With Trusted Suppliers
  • Build Supplier Collaboration to Accelerate Response and Resiliency for Risk Recovery

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