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Deliver Value in Supply Chain Planning Through Segmentation

Published: 23 November 2016

ID: G00317226

Analyst(s): Tim Payne


Segmentation is one of the most powerful concepts that can be applied to improve supply chain performance. Gartner looks at some of the best practices of one company that supply chain leaders can leverage when implementing an SCP segmentation initiative.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Define the Approach
    • Determine the Current Supply Chain Configurations
    • Determine Performance Level for Current Supply Chain Configurations
    • Formulate Ideal Supply Chain Configurations
    • Determine How Products Are Currently Assigned to, and Performing in, the Ideal Supply Chain Configurations
    • Determine Best Assignment of Products to Ideal Supply Chain Configurations
    • Simulate and Socialize Business Benefits
    • Ensure Your SCP Technology Roadmap Supports Segmentation

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  • The Challenge

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