Energy and resource costs top supply risks

Volatility in the price of raw materials is seen by multinationals as the greatest risk to their global supply chains, according to the latest research from PwC and MIT’s Forum for Supply Chain Innovation

Of the 209 firms surveyed, 53% agreed that changes to resource cost was one of the greatest threats to their supply chain, outstripping the perceived risks of currency fluctuations (47%) or changes to business markets (41%).

Meanwhile, energy/fuel prices was ranked fourth in the list of risks, followed closely by environmental catastrophes and resource ...

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