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Ownership, Talent and Alignment: Three Best Practices in Retail Network Design

Published: 19 July 2016

ID: G00294915

Analyst(s): Mike Griswold , Kamala Raman


To support multichannel growth, retailers must create more responsive supply chain networks through the use of network modeling techniques. This research note provides retail supply chain leaders with best practices in designing the optimized multichannel supply chain network.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Strategy Alignment and Segmentation Provide the Starting Point for Successful Network Design Initiatives
  • Centers of Excellence Provide the Foundation for Building Supply Chain Network Design Talent
  • Leaders Establish Supply Chain Ownership of Supply Chain Network Design Initiatives

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