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Supply Chain Peer Forum Summit Session: Supply Chain Network Design

Published: 09 December 2008

ID: G00181329

Analyst(s): John Fontanella, Jane Barrett , C.J. Wehlage, Ken Ruggles


89% of supply chain leaders evaluate their network design at least once per year. These same leaders state that aligning their supply chain strategy with their business strategy is their greatest challenge. Network design has evolved as a differentiator to enable this alignment. This article summarizes the recent Supply Chain Peer Forum Summit, where members discussed how network design is being used to enhance value and facilitate their supply chain transformations.

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