Gartner Research

Identify and Address Key Challenges in Supply Chain Benchmarking Initiatives

Published: 28 April 2016

ID: G00302827

Analyst(s): Debashis Tarafdar


Organizations intending to benchmark their supply chains often face significant challenges, due to lack of supply chain maturity as well as poor master data management. This research will help supply chain leaders identify such issues and take a pragmatic approach to benchmarking.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Assess the Current Supply Chain Process Maturity to Understand the Level of Organizational Readiness Toward an Integrated Supply Chain Vision
    • Companies That Are Between Stages 1 and 2
    • Companies That Are Between Stages 2 and 3
    • Companies That Are Between Stages 3 and 4
    • Companies That Are Beyond Stage 4
  • Understand How the Current Supply Chain Maturity Influences Organizational Dynamics and the Willingness to Undertake End-to-End Supply Chain Benchmarking
  • Tailor the Communications to Suit the Current Process Maturity in Order to Get Buy-In From Key Stakeholders to Participate in the Benchmarking Exercise

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