Gartner Research

Transform Your Supply Chain to Become Demand-Driven

Published: 16 October 2014

ID: G00270181

Analyst(s): Jennifer Loveland, Simon Jacobson, Michael Dominy, Paul Lord

Summary

On the demand-driven journey, the supply chain transforms twice: (1) functions and processes are internally integrated and streamlined, and (2) supply chains become externally aware and optimized to deliver targeted outcomes. Understand the differences and what initiatives are required for each.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Undertake the Right Kind of Transformation
  • Integrate and Transform Functions to Become Demand-Driven
  • Embrace a Different Mindset for Each Transformational Leap
    • Supply Chain Transformation Case Examples
    • Demand-Driven Transformation Examples
  • Adopt Best Practices

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