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Survey Analysis: Top Supply Chain Opportunities, Threats and Investments in the Consumer Products Industry

Published: 15 September 2016

ID: G00315427

Analyst(s): Jan Kohler


CP supply chain leaders are pressured to support business growth goals while managing costs, all through continuous improvement and innovation. CP supply chain leaders can use the survey findings presented here to prioritize initiatives for optimizing end-to-end supply chain performance.

Table Of Contents

Survey Objective

Data Insights

  • Consumer Products Industry CEOs View the Supply Chain Role More as a Cost Center/Efficiency Enabler Than a Revenue Growth Generator
    • Recommendations
  • Consumer Products' Top Supply Chain Opportunities and Threats Remain Consistent
    • Opportunities
    • Recommendations
    • Threats
    • Recommendations
  • Asset and Inventory Optimization Top the List of CP Investment Priorities
    • Recommendations
  • Methodology

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