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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


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


  • 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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