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Food supply chains—how to mitigate risk

Food supply chains—how to mitigate risk
Published on: 18 January 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Food supply chains—how to mitigate risk
  • What is data mapping and how is it being used in food supply chains?
  • What obligations does the Modern Slavery Act 2015 (MSA 2015) place on food companies with regards to detecting issues in food supply chains and how can data visualisation assist with these matters?
  • How can technology be best utilised by companies to ensure questions are being asked of manufacturers and suppliers when potential issues arise (ie automatic alerts for internal managers when suppliers make changes, rather than just a box ticking exercise)?
  • In what ways can data visualisation tools as part of ‘mapping the supply chain’ assist retailers in making value-based decisions?
  • Are there any other interesting trends or developments in this area?

Article summary

Commercial analysis: Rick Sanderson, chief commercial officer of Authenticate IS, a global risk management service which provides the technology to help organisations in the food industry manage their supply chains, considers the challenges companies might face in relation to supply chain management in an increasingly globalised world. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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