Businesses face various types of supplier risks when managing their supply chain. These risks involve uncertainties that can present challenges to their current or future operations. Unfortunately, not every organization understands the wide range of supplier-related risks and fails to manage them.
Before we move on to discuss ways to improve the way we monitor supplier-related risks, it is important to understand what is meant by supplier-related risks. Supplier risk is referred to as any risk associated with a supplier's operation or organization that might have a negative influence on your company's activities.
Depending on the activities of the firms involved and the sort of transactions made, there are a variety of hazards. However, we may categorize these risks into four types.