Gartner Research

Consumer Products Industry Supply Chain Outlook, 2014

Published: 28 February 2014

ID: G00261492

Analyst(s): Steven Steutermann


Consumer products companies continue to face volatile demand and pressure to support growth and profit objectives. This research provides insights into the priorities and practices supply chain organizations can follow to support improved performance.

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  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • Continued demand volatility is increasing pressure to fulfill demand and causing companies to leverage integrated end-to-end network approaches
  • Supply chain leaders are increasingly asked to deliver against business objectives requiring both improved capability and increased efficiency

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