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Supply chain leaders responsible for logistics strategies often struggle with how to develop the logistics function. This guide to maturity principles offers real-world examples to help you leverage Gartner's maturity model and self-assessment, and empower your strategy formulation process.
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What Is Logistics Maturity?
Understand the Five-Stage Logistics Maturity Model and Assess the 10 Critical Capabilities of Logistics Excellence Before Commencing With Strategy Design
- Strategic Capabilities — Goal/Culture, Technology and Organization
- Functional Capabilities — Visibility, Performance Measures, Process Focus and Logistics Outsourcing
- Operational Capabilities — International Logistics, Warehousing and Transport
Select a Strategic Goal Appropriate to Your Organization's Maturity Level and Use It to Define a Long-Term Vision for the Function
- Functional Alignment (Stages 1 and 2): Scale the Logistics Function to Reduce Costs
- Cross-Functional Integration (Stage 3): Integrate Internally to Optimize Supply Chain Efficiency
- Stakeholder Value Delivery (Stages 4 and 5): Collaborate Externally to Create Value
- Functional Alignment (Stages 1 and 2): A Consumer Products Company Scales to Reduce Costs
- Cross-Functional Integration (Stage 3): A Chemical Multinational Integrates Internally to Optimize Supply Chain Efficiency
- Stakeholder Value Delivery (Stages 4 and 5): A Leading High-Tech Company Collaborates Externally to Deliver Value
- What Is Logistics Maturity?
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