Supply Chain Risk Assessment Using Analytic Network Processes Case Study: Zagros Petrochemical Company Located in South Pars Economic Zone


1 Farahan Branch, Islamic Azad University Farahan, Iran

2 Shiraz University Shiraz, Iran

3 Gachsaran branch, Lecturer of Islamic Azad University Gachsaran, Iran


Considering the increase in the dynamics of logistics, sales
markets and hence the uncertainty associated with planning, companies
should be capable of make informed decisions under risk. The key
characteristic of risks involved in supply chain is that the risks extend
beyond the corporate boundaries. Furthermore, these extended boundaries
can, in themselves, provide the source for the supply chain risks.
The present research aims to identify the supply chain risks of Zagros
Petrochemical Company, to prioritize the risks , and to make recommendations
to managers to confront them. To achieve these objectives,
Analytic Network Processes (ANP) are employed. The nature of the
research method is applied survey. The data for this research were collected
using questionnaires distributed among managers. It is concluded
that boycott are the most important risk involved in the supply chain
of Zagros Petrochemical Company.