Risk in Supply Chain Management

Judyta Kabus, Ireneusz Miciula, Luiza Piersiala
European Research Studies Journal, Volume XXIII, Issue 4, 467-480, 2020
DOI: 10.35808/ersj/1694


Purpose: The research problem handled in this article entails the determination of the relationship between the risk and the possibility of emergence of specific interference and problems along the supply chain. Design/Methodology/Approach: The utilised statistical analysis that is supposed to help to achieve the assumed research objective of the present article entails the identification of key interference present along the supply chain of the tested company and the identification of causes and effects of their emergence. The analysis was based on the FMEA. Tested were six types of the most common interference, negatively influencing the supply chain of the given enterprise. The analysis forms the basis for the assessment of risk related to the emergence of the individual interference types in the supply chain. Findings: The verification of the research hypothesis in the theoretical sense was conducted using the scientific cognition method, the foundation of which was formed by non-series Polish and foreign publications as well as articles published in scientific journals. For the empirical part, the basis was formed by original material, case studies of the company Deltim concerning logistical processes, the functioning of the supply chain, and inconsistencies emerging in this area. Practical Implications: Research results may be used by small and medium production enterprises and as teaching material at higher education facilities. Originality/Value: Original research.

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