Gartner Research

Consumer Products Industry Supply Chain Outlook, 2015

Published: 19 January 2015

ID: G00272663

Analyst(s): Steven Steutermann , Chris Poole

Summary

Consumer products supply chain organizations are under pressure to support revenue growth and find bottom-line savings. This research provides supply chain strategy leaders with insights and recommendations to guide the supply chain organization in the achievement of business objectives during 2015.

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  • Impacts

Analysis

Impacts and Recommendations

  • Differentiating products and services to achieve growth objectives require consumer products supply chain executives to more effectively manage complexity
  • Cost-saving mandates are forcing CP supply chain executives to rethink how value is delivered
  • Building the business case to invest in capability improvements is increasingly challenging for supply chain executives and thwarting CP supply chain initiatives

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