Gartner Research

2015 Strategic Roadmap for Maturing Supply Capabilities in Consumer Products

Published: 24 March 2015

ID: G00275793

Analyst(s): Jan Kohler

Summary

Consumer products supply chain leaders should use this Strategic Roadmap as a model to prioritize initiatives for managing supply. This will help develop plans to improve capabilities and achieve the business strategy in a demand-driven value network.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • Future State
    • Align Mature S&OP With Financials
    • Align the Supply Network to Support Strategic Objectives and Supply Capability
    • Drive Value-Based Plan, Source, Make and Supply Logistics Decisions
    • Align Agile Supply Execution With Downstream Consumption
  • Current State
    • The S&OP Process Needs to Mature Further
    • Supply Networks Need to Reflect the Strategic Objectives and Supply Capability
    • Supply Response Needs to Be Cross-Functionally Aligned to the Strategy
    • Supply Execution Is Hampered Due to High Demand Forecast Error
  • Gap Analysis and Interdependencies
    • S&OP Process Maturity
    • Supply Network Modeling
    • Source, Make and Supply Logistics Decision Support
    • Agility of Supply Execution
  • Migration Plan
    • Higher Priority
    • Medium Priority
    • Lower Priority

Gartner Recommended Reading

©2019 Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Gartner is a registered trademark of Gartner, Inc. and its affiliates. This publication may not be reproduced or distributed in any form without Gartner’s prior written permission. It consists of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization, which should not be construed as statements of fact. While the information contained in this publication has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, Gartner disclaims all warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of such information. Although Gartner research may address legal and financial issues, Gartner does not provide legal or investment advice and its research should not be construed or used as such. Your access and use of this publication are governed by Gartner’s Usage Policy. Gartner prides itself on its reputation for independence and objectivity. Its research is produced independently by its research organization without input or influence from any third party. For further information, see Guiding Principles on Independence and Objectivity.

Already have a Gartner Account?

Become a client

Learn how to access this content as a Gartner client.