Supply Chain Risk Management: A Case Study in Thailand

TitleSupply Chain Risk Management: A Case Study in Thailand
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2015
AuthorsRaka, C, Liangrokapart, J
EditorKersten, W, Blecker, T, Ringle, CM
Title of ProceedingsInnovations and Strategies for Logistics and Supply Chains
Conference LocationHamburg
ISBN Number978-3-7375-7805-9
Other NumbersISSN (print) 2365-4430, ISSN (online) 2365-5070
KeywordsRisk Assessment, Risk Control, Risk Identification, Supply Chain Risk Management

While the increasing of globalization trades, the supply chain has been confronted
with complexity and insecurity. Supply chain risk management has become an important
tool for managing the risks in the supply chain. Thus the objective of this
paper is to study the supply chain risk management by using a fresh produce supply
chain in Thailand as a case. Targeted supply chain’s stakeholders were interviewed
including growers, collectors, wholesalers, processors, retail stores and consumers.
The risk events were identified and evaluate into 9 categories. They are Climate risk,
Demand risk, Financial risk, Information risk, Operational risk, Policy risk, Price risk,
Regulatory risk, and Supply risk. The details of these risks have been clarified and
some of risk management guidelines are introduced in order to mitigate them. As a
result, the current fresh produce supply chain structure in Thailand has been draw
up additionally.