Logistics Strategy and Operations Primer for 2018

Archived Published: 01 February 2018 ID: G00343928

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Today's increasingly customer-centric economy requires integrated, value-added logistics capabilities to achieve competitive advantage. Our 2018 logistics research will help supply chain leaders realize their goals with new strategies, best operational practices and innovations.

Table of Contents

  • Scope
  • Analysis
    • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
      • What is the best way to improve logistics maturity and create a strategy to help drive value within the supply chain?
      • What are the best practices across logistics operations (e.g., transport, fulfillment, international logistics, reverse) and performance?
      • When should the logistics operation be outsourced, and what are best practices for selecting and managing logistics partners?
      • What are the emerging trends and innovations in logistics digital business models, operations and technologies?
  • Related Priorities
    • Suggested First Steps
    • Essential Reading
    • Tools and Toolkits
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