The Assessment of Risks of Logistic Chain Based on Medicine Retail Case
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The article analyzes the problem of assesment of business risks of the Logistics chain from the point of storage to the end-user based on medicine retail case. The problem of the article – how to evaluate and manage the business risks of the logistics chain? The purpose of a research – after conducting a thorough scientific literature analysis, to define the business risks affecting the Logis-tics chain and to evaluate them according the impact on the Logistics chain, thus creating a basis for a more efficient management of these risks. The research was conducted using Analytical hierarchi-cal process method in a medicine retail sector in Lithuania. It has been determined that the most im-portant risk factor, affecting the Logistics chain from the point of storage to the end user, is the de-mand. Three of the following risk factors: operational risk, information dissemination risk and fi-nancial risk are almost equally important, with supply and environmental factors being of the least importance.
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