Assessing supply chain risk for apparel production in low cost countries using newsfeed analysis

Robert Handfield, Hang Sun, Lori Rothenberg
  • Supply Chain Management An International Journal, June 2020, Emerald
  • DOI: 10.1108/scm-11-2019-0423

Using ACH to assess supply chain social compliance risk

What is it about?

This approach establishes a novel approach for objectively quantifying global sourcing risk, and yields a visually mapped outcomes that can be easily adopted to management strategy and decision-making for sourcing in Low Cost Countries.

Why is it important?

Provides a unique methodology for companies to use in assessing low cost country risk for a five year window.


Robert Handfield
North Carolina State University

Based on interactions with large global apparel brands.

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