Multi-Tier Supply Chain Risk Management

Practices and Perspectives

An Empirical Enquiry into the Automotive and Commercial Aerospace Industries

In mid 2012, the EBS Business School’s Institute for Supply Chain Management – Procurement and Logistics (ISCM) and d-fine GmbH formed a collaborative research team in order to gather new insights into the increasingly apparent challenges in multi-tier supply chain risk management in the automotive and commercial aerospace industries. The team’s ultimate goal was to promote a constructive, solution-driven dialogue between academic researchers, consultants and practitioners in supply chain risk management. Intended as a starting point for dialogue, this study outlines the research results achieved so far. Contributors, representing the academic and the private sector, provided the institutional collaboration and expertise needed to tackle this complex topic.