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Supply chain risk management at seaport container terminals

Gabriela Costa Dias, Ilton Curty Leal Junior, Ualison Rébula de Oliveira

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Since seaports are common and crucial links in the supply chains of several organizations, the objective of this work was to identify what risks a port can offer to the organizations in its chain and how they are treated by the port’s managers. An exploratory survey was carried out using semi-structured interviews with employees of the company that operates the container and coal terminal of the second largest Brazilian port. The results revealed there is no structured risk management process by the port administration, but several actions taken revealed concern for reaction to risk situations. This highlights the benefits of clarifying the issues, contributing to the literature and assisting professionals in structuring a supply chain risk management process.


Supply chain risk management; Seaports; Logistics; SCRM.
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