In a recent interview with BRW, Gordon Donovan says brand value and reputational risk should be equal to price and availability when it comes to making procurement decisions.
Donovan says: “The recent ABC Four Corners exposé on the widespread abuse of migrant workers in Australian factories and farms, should be a big wake-up call for local businesses, big and small, that nothing in your supply chain can be taken for granted.”
Donovan says there are five vital questions every business needs to ask themselves to verify their supply chain is clean. Read the full interview here: http://www.brw.com.au/p/leadership/take_nothing_their_granted_supply_8xrII0mJaZRMTDKKDASxoO
Gordon Donovan, is principal consultant at The Faculty, a consultancy focused on procurement and supply chain issues.