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Five Chemical Industry Supply Chain Insights From 2013

Published: 20 January 2014

ID: G00260180

Analyst(s): Paul Lord

Summary

Chemical companies are simultaneously pursuing supply chain network, organizational and process designs for supply chain capabilities that better support business strategies and operating challenges. This research provides insights and advice for the supply chain leader based on 2013 developments.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Chemical Supply Chain Must Change From an Operating Organization to a Supply Strategy
    • Reference Research
  • Transactional Excellence Enables Visibility and Analytics Needed for Scalable Supply Chain Capabilities
    • Reference Research
  • Supply Chain Process Layers Each Have Unique Constraints, Economics and Decision Support Needs
    • Reference Research
  • Process Design and Technology Selection Are Not Separate Decisions
    • Reference Research
  • Realize That the Goal of Collaboration Is Not Collaboration, It's Joint Value
    • Reference Research

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