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1. What do you consider the largest Risk for your company?

2. What are the Risk Mitigation Strategies you apply?



This event is open for all professionals interested or currently working in Starups in Hanoi, or supply chai professionals in Hanoi, or who are interested in looking for business collaboration for U.S. market through meeting with a delegation of Baylor University (U.S.), Executive Master Program.


SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGER - Detmold Packaging

This role is key member of DPV management team with participation in the development and implementation of strategies to achieve superior, sustainable business outcomes.



Briefly summarize the job's overall purpose or role. What is it expected to be achieved?

Provide overall the support and co-ordination of the procurement & logistics and other related functions.

Ensure the procurement process which fully integrated with the business and the supply market place in a cost effective manner whilst fully comply with relevant PMI & VPM Branch P&P.

Cordinate with VPM to ensure a logistic system which fully integrated with production activities in an effective, efficient manner whilst fully comply with custom regulation and VPM Branch requirements. 


2017 Management Trainee
DHL Supply Chain - a business unit of DHL Global, is the global market leader in contract logistics, providing warehousing, managed transport and value-added services at every link in the supply chain for customers in a variety of industries.

THE IKEA GROUP APPROACH TO SUSTAINABILITY - How we manage sustainability in our business

2017-10-16 11:34:41

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How we manage sustainability in our business


We meet our customers in the stores and through the range IKEA stores offer everything for the home displayed in inspiring room settings. In 2011, 665 million customers visited 287 IKEA Group stores in 26 countries.

The IKEA range comprises some 9,500 home furnishing products. Materials and products are subject to extensive testing, and we work proactively to stay ahead of health and safety standards and regulations. We want customers to confidently and freely choose among all our products, knowing that IKEA is committed to sustainable practices and that they do not have to choose between sustainability, style, function or price.



A generous return policy and strict follow-up routines

IKEA has a generous return policy, and customers have at least 30 days to bring back purchased products for a full refund regardless of the reason for the return. Every return and complaint is systematically documented so that IKEA can analyse reasons for returns and take action throughout the value chain when needed.

Rigorous safety alarm procedures

Any indication of safety problems with IKEA home furnishing and food products immediately prompts measures determined by our safety alarm process to prevent injury and/or health risks.

The process helps us to secure and monitor product safety and safety standard compliance on all IKEA markets and to initiate corrective and preventive action if needed. All IKEA co-workers have a duty to report safety-related incidents or risks involving IKEA products. Our guidelines state that the threshold should be deliberately low for reporting to minimise the risk of missing an indication that something is amiss.

Alarms are directed to a central internal team, which monitors the system continually. In case of severe risk, an immediate sales stop or recall can be set in motion.

Every alarm triggers an investigation, involving all necessary parts of the IKEA organisation as well as suppliers and authorities when needed. Safety alarms also provide important information for product developers and designers in their quest to develop safe and healthy products. Every IKEA store and national Service Office has dedicated resources working with safety alarm procedures, and they receive regular training.


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