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How to Use Interdependencies to Turn Metrics Data Into Action: Part 1

Published: 20 July 2015

ID: G00289611

Analyst(s): Debra Hofman


This series offers a framework for supply chain leaders to analyze measurement data and identify actionable improvement steps. Part 1 provides advice on how to analyze interdependencies. Part 2 focuses on how to use the interdependencies to drive action and improve performance.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Step No. 1: Group the Metrics to Identify Themes and Patterns
    • Example: Use Customer-Facing Metrics to Identify S&OP Opportunities
    • Example: Use Supplier-Facing Metrics to Improve Terms With Suppliers
    • Example: Use Warehouse-Related Metrics to Identify Improvement Opportunities in Network Relationships and Design
  • Conclusion

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