1-15.5 Risk Response Planning

Once a risk is identified and analyzed, risk response planning is the function of deciding what, if anything, should be done with a risk. The purchase/SCM team should consider the following approaches when responding to the risk:

It is important to emphasize that the Postal Service will not be able to control or transfer every risk. On a high level, a risk will fall into one of these three categories, which will affect the Postal Service’s ability to respond: