Gartner Research

Survey Analysis: Realities of Supplier Risk Right Now

Published: 08 May 2018

ID: G00349399

Analyst(s): William McNeill , Laurel Lippay, John Johnson


Risk is real. A survey of 180 risk professionals showed that nearly nine in 10 companies have experienced a major risk event in the last five years. This research examines supplier risk, and can aid supply chain leaders in ensuring that risk events are managed and mitigated properly.

Table Of Contents

Survey Objective

Data Insights

  • Supplier Relationship Management Maturity Is Essential to Risk Mitigation
  • Eighty-One Percent of Respondents Have a Risk Committee; Effectiveness Is Lacking
  • Technology Helps to Mitigate Risk Events in Supplier Risk Areas
  • Methodology

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