Gartner Research

How to Implement Effective Benchmarking in Your Retail Supply Chain

Published: 19 May 2016

ID: G00302378

Analyst(s): Thomas O'Connor

Summary

End-to-end supply chain benchmarking supports decision making for strategic planning and tactical execution in retail. This research helps retail supply chain and operation leaders identify how to implement a benchmarking initiative to improve overall supply chain and business performance.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Assemble the Right Cross-Functional Project Team That Understands the Importance of an End-to-End Supply Chain Benchmarking Approach That Aligns With Corporate Objectives
  • Build Strong Benchmarking Foundations by Defining the Right Suite of Metrics, Supply Chain Scope and Appropriate Comparison Group

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