Back to basics: Managing supply chain risk from an Australian product liability perspective
By Peter O'Donahoo (view CV), Dora Banyasz and Leah Wickman
Manufacturers and suppliers of goods face a range of supply chain risks, an important one of which is product liability risks arising from safety defects linked to goods’ components. This is heightened for manufacturers that have substantial global supply chains where, potentially, there are the added challenges of limited visibility over the supply chain and lower product quality procedures and standards.
This article first appeared in Lexis Nexis' Australian Product Liability Reporter (APLR) Vol 27.4.