ISO/TS 22318 Societal security - Business continuity management systems - Guidelines for supply chain continuity
This Technical Specification complements ISO 22301 and ISO 22313 and provides additional information in this important aspect of continuity management. It is applicable to all types and sizes of organizations.
This Technical Specification provides good practice on the assessment and management of external supply chains for goods and services and intra company service arrangements.
Duncan Ford (UK), the project leader responsible for the development of ISO/TS 22318, explains:
"This Technical Specification helps ensure appropriate measures are in place to protect against business disruption arising as a result of break down of the supply chain. It is particularly relevant to the customer purchasing goods or services but also to the supplier endeavouring to ensure its approach to supply is aligned with good practice for continuity and recovery."
ISO/TS 22318:2015 Societal security - Business continuity management systems - Guidelines for supply chain continuity, is available from ISO national member institutes. It may also be obtained directly from the ISO Central Secretariat through the ISO Store or by contacting the Marketing, Communication & Information department.