Gartner Research

Linking and Aligning Supply Chain Segmentation and Supply Management for Customer Value

Published: 13 November 2013

ID: G00255807

Analyst(s): Ray Barger Jr, Richard Adams


Chief procurement officers must link strategy and related trade-offs with supply chain functional processes, notably supply management processes. This optimizes supply chain segmentation. This research will help CPOs to align supply chain segmentation and supplier segmentation to enhance value.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Connect Supply Chain Strategy to Supply Management
  • Update Your Supplier Segmentation Model
  • Link Supplier Segmentation to Differentiated Supply Chain Segmentation
  • Assess Supply Chain Capabilities to Determine MSA and Performance Gaps

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