Gartner Research

Design the Most Effective Logistics Strategy by Developing a Complete Set of Logistics Capabilities

Published: 22 December 2015

ID: G00278217

Analyst(s): James Lisica

Summary

Logistics excellence requires mastery of more than operational capability. This research explores why leaders design more-comprehensive strategies that focus on developing higher-level logistics capabilities, and why heads of logistics in other organizations must take a similar approach.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Leaders Are Focused on Developing More Than Just Basic Operational Capabilities
  • Leaders Understand That Operational Excellence Is Enabled by Their Higher-Level Logistics Capabilities and Account for This When Selecting Development Initiatives
  • Use Gartner's Framework to Isolate Critical Gaps and Design a More Holistic Logistics Strategy

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