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Make Better Trade-Offs by Aligning Business Strategy, Supply Chain Segmentation and Supply Management Capabilities

Published: 26 October 2015

ID: G00292172

Analyst(s): Richard Adams, John Johnson , Ray Barger Jr


CSCOs must link business strategy with supply chain segmentation and functional capabilities, including supply management processes, to optimize value. This research will help leaders align supply chain and supplier segmentation to enhance overall value.

Table Of Contents



  • Align Supply Chain Strategy and Segmentation With Supply Management Capabilities, Processes and Stakeholders
  • Update Your Supplier Segmentation Model
  • Link Supplier Segmentation to Differentiated Supply Chain Segmentation
  • Assess Supply Chain Capabilities to Determine MSA and Performance Gaps
  • Three Key Actions to Ensure Success

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