Briefing | South & South-East Asia

Drawing on data from leading supply chain risks experts, this briefing identifies top line trends, challenges and opportunities in South & South East (S & SE) Asian supply chains with a focus on risk and performance management.

 

Drawing on data from leading supply chain risks experts, this briefing identifies top line trends, challenges and opportunities in South & South East (S & SE) Asian supply chains with a focus on risk and performance management.In this briefing:

  • The key challenges and risks affecting S & SE Asian supply chains include extremely poor adherence to working standards, risk of complicity to serious rights violations due to widespread subcontracting and ingrained corruption
  • Insights from Sedex on the most common supply chain issues in S & SE Asia, which include wages not including legally required benefits, excessive working hours and overtime, inadequate chemical, machinery and fire safety standards and a lack of Building / Site Maintanence permits and certificates
  • Contextual information to help companies working in S & SE Asia to understand, monitor and manage their supply chains risks and improve standards.

 

This report offers a generalised introduction into the diverse regions of S & SE Asia, which offers many opportunities but also poses significant challenges.

 

Read the Sedex Briefing on South South East Asia

 

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