Selection of Critical Service Providers (CSP)


Comparative risk based evaluation of two or more potential providers of services deemed critical for the company (e.g., Logistics, Transport, Warehousing and related services).

This typically includes:

  • Risk assessments of relevant practices, systems and equipment/installation for environmental protection, health, safety and security (EHSS).
  • Possible business critical liabilities.
  • Assessments of external risks (natural hazards, neighbourhood, social unrest, etc.).
  • Evaluation of the preparedness to handle expected and unexpected events.

Compliance with EHSS and labour laws, ethical standards and special expectations of clients.


  •  Comprehensive reports containing:

    • Comparative classification of the evaluated units according to magnitude and nature of their major business/reputational risks  
    • Concise management summaries for each unit and comparative for the group of units
    • Graphic grading of essential aspects for each unit
    • Structured conclusions and
    • List of relevant findings per unit

  • Preference ranking for selection (with graphs and explanations).
  • Recommendations on the adequacy (Y/N/Conditional) of potential partnerships.
  • Recommendations on addressing performance gaps for "conditional" units.

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