Gartner Research

Apply Supply Chain Segmentation for Business Value

Published: 26 November 2014

ID: G00265253

Analyst(s): Jennifer Loveland


This research guides strategy, centers of excellence and functional leaders in applying segmentation as a tactic to efficiently handle complexity. It outlines how to scope, sequence, and coordinate multiple applications of supply chain segmentation.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Identify an Inside-Out or Outside-In Supply Chain Segmentation Scope
  • Define Your End-to-End Supply Chain Segmentation Aspiration
  • Develop a Portfolio of Segmented Supply Chain Capabilities
  • Use End-to-End Segmentation to Knit Together Segmented Processes

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