Gartner Research

2014 Supply Chain Benchmarking: Consumer Products

Published: 09 September 2014

ID: G00269279

Analyst(s): Steven Steutermann, Debashis Tarafdar


This research reviews the results from the Gartner 2014 quantitative supply chain benchmark study consisting of 17 key metrics collected from the consumer products industry. The heads of supply chains can leverage the benchmark data to set improved supply chain performance targets.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Understand How the Numbers Stack Up in the Consumer Products Industry
    • Service Metrics
    • Inventory Metrics
    • Cycle Time Metrics
    • Asset Management Metrics
    • Cost Metrics
    • Supplier Metrics
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix

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