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The Gartner Framework for Developing a Demand-Driven Global Logistics Strategy

Published: 10 March 2011

ID: G00209966

Analyst(s): Matthew Davis, Greg Aimi


Logistics has traditionally been viewed as a tactical execution function, but some companies are now leveraging logistics capability as part of end-to-end business strategies. This research provides a set of cross-industry concepts, frameworks and maturity models to help achieve alignment.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • The Demand-Driven Basics
  • The Differences in Demand-Driven Logistics
    • Vertical Industries and Business-Specific Characteristics Affect Logistics Strategy Development
  • Aligning Logistics to Demand-Driven Strategies
    • Become Market-Driven
    • Drive Innovation in Products and Services
    • Build Value in Supply Networks
    • Orchestrating the Demand-Driven Response
  • A Framework and Maturity Model for Aligning Logistics With the Demand-Driven Transformation
    • Logistics and the Value Chain Transformation
    • The Four Stages of Maturity of the Logistics Components
  • The Elements of Success

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