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Five Key Lessons for End-to-End Supply Chain Segmentation

Published: 07 December 2010

ID: G00209127

Analyst(s): Matthew Davis, Wayne McDonnell


Segmentation of the end-to-end supply chain is a complex undertaking, requiring multiple steps and points of alignment across your business. Gartner provides five key lessons for segmentation, with links to existing research to support your company's journey.

Table Of Contents
  • Lesson No. 1: Segmentation Is One Element of a Supply Chain Strategy and a Means to Support Multiple Strategies
  • Lesson No. 2: Supply Chain Segmentation Requires Multiple Steps
  • Lesson No. 3: Segmentation Can Be Benchmarked Across Industries
  • Lesson No. 4: Technology Will Impact Segmentation and Vice Versa
  • Lesson No. 5: Segmentation Continues as a Highly Investigated Supply Chain Strategy

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