Gartner Research

Agenda Overview for Core Supply Chain, 2013

Published: 02 January 2013

ID: G00245965

Analyst(s): Tim Payne


Excellence in and across key functional domains builds an integrated foundation to improve performance and enable end-to-end orchestration. Supply chain leaders can use this agenda to structure the processes, organization and technology to achieve functional excellence.

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Key Issues

  • How do companies manage and align their global, regional and local logistics capabilities with their overall supply chain and business strategies?
  • How do companies transform and enable supply management, including procurement and sourcing?
  • What are the best practices in customer service excellence?
  • What are the best practices for managing product portfolios?
  • What are the best practices in demand, supply and inventory planning?
  • What are the best practices in manufacturing operations?

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