Supply chain risk awareness should be part of an integrated business culture.
This document may be used as an "aide memoire" to supplement the existing risk management philosophy of the user. As such, each user of the guideline is free to apply it to its own selected/ categorized suppliers, and to select, according to their needs, the risk factors and associated elements to be assessed.
Documented risk factors and elements to be assessed are not exhaustive and may be enlarged by the respective risk factor owner.
The frequency of reassessment is the responsibility of each user of the guideline (e.g., 6 months; 12 months; 2 years, etc.).