Managing Supplier Risks – Part 1: 4 Ways to segment suppliers by risk factor (VIRTUAL)

Session held on 28th September 2021

About this session

Since the pandemic
hit, procurement teams in New Zealand and Australia, at the very tip of the
global supply chain, have been quickly refocussed on supply side RISK.

Many have been
asked to rebalance the cost v risk equation on vital supply lines and explore
strategies that both mitigate security of supply and optimise cost. 

In two short PASA
CONNECT sessions, procurement & supply expert Craig Johnstone will lead the
group through the details of both supplier segmentation & inbound supply
chain risk assessment process.

Segmenting your
suppliers in 4 steps - As the events of 2020 have demonstrated, developing and
leveraging close working relationships with key suppliers is both now a
necessity and a point of competitive advantage for organisations. 

In this PASA
Connect roundtable discussion, learn how to facilitate discussions with your
key stakeholders to segment your organisation's suppliers in 4 steps.
Understand what the resulting profiles mean from a contract and relationship
management perspective and appreciate why such an approach should be done early
in the Category Management lifecycle.

expert presenter 

Craig Johnstone
MCIPS is a freelance contractor and capability development consultant based in Auckland,
New Zealand. He has a rich background in procurement delivery and advisory
work, and has been a key employee at both the highly regarded QP Group and
Positive Purchasing in the UK.

He has also worked
in senior procurement positions at both Fonterra and Watercare in NZ, and
represented CIPS in New Zealand.


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Keywords BCP, category strategy, international sourcing, Risk management
Category Risk management
Topic / Interest Best cost country sourcing/international sourcing, Business Continuity Planning, Risk management
Type Agendas, Virtual Round-table Recording
Role N/A
Date Entered 28/09/2021