28 June 2018

To Our Valued Clients,

I am pleased to share with you the news that Gartner has acquired SCM World, a privately held company headquartered in London, U.K. SCM World is a leading cross-industry peer network and learning community providing subscription-based research and conferences powered by the world’s most influential chief supply chain officers and senior supply chain practitioners.

The acquisition of SCM World is consistent with our strategy to invest in developing world-class products and services to help our clients make the right decisions, every day. The combination of our existing analyst-generated supply chain research and advisory services with SCM World’s industry-leading peer network for chief supply chain officers, user-generated content and conferences aligns closely to the growing demands of our clients worldwide. Together, Gartner and SCM World create the best source of objective research, strategic advice, peer networking and must-attend conferences for chief supply chain officers and their leadership teams worldwide.

We will continue to invest in our supply chain products, services and team in order to provide greater value to you. SCM World also provides a range of highly complementary services to Gartner. Our goal is to quickly determine the best way to leverage each service to better support your needs in the future.

If you have any questions about this announcement, please do not hesitate to contact your account representative for more information.


Gene Hall
Chief Executive Officer