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Unify End-to-End Logistics Processes With Supply Chain Execution Convergence

Published: 04 April 2013

ID: G00249800

Analyst(s): C. Klappich

Summary

Supply chain and IT leaders can transform logistics by breaking down functional silos, and designing business processes that span, optimize and synchronize across traditional functional domains.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • Deriving Additional Benefits From SCE Processes and Systems
  • Defining the SCE Convergence Vision
  • Levels of SCE Convergence
    • Level 1: Analytical
    • Level 2: Transaction Integration
    • Level 3: Process Synchronization and Coordination
    • Level 4: Converged Optimization
  • Market Evolution
  • SCE Convergence Use-Case Examples
    • Scenario 1: Customer Service
    • Scenario 2: Fulfillment
    • Scenario 3: Lean Manufacturing
  • Bottom Line

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