Fortune 1000 Companies Managing Risk for Less than 20 Percent of Suppliers, Survey Finds

San Francisco — January 15, 2010 — While global corporations are focusing on creating collaborative partnerships with suppliers to make supply chains more efficient, a recent survey of Fortune 1000 executives indicates that companies' top concerns include ongoing supplier financial viability, ensuring regulatory compliance and managing suppliers in emerging markets.

The poll results were announced by Aravo, a provider of software-as-a-service supplier information management (SIM) software and services. The poll was conducted during Aravo's recent supply chain risk Webinar series and via e-mails to Fortune 1000 risk, finance, procurement and supply chain executives. More than 200 companies responded to the questions.