Gartner Research

A Simple Framework to Understanding Supply Chain Network Design

Published: 27 January 2017

ID: G00317398

Analyst(s): Kamala Raman

Summary

Gartner maps supply chain design research for supply chain leaders to use based on where they are in their design initiative and current priorities. Use this research to successfully plan and implement your network design.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

Research Highlights

  • Where to Start? Proper Preparation
  • Apply Company Context
  • Match Your Needs With Skills, Technology and Bandwidth Availability
  • Get Help From Experts
  • Foster Internal Excellence in Network Design
  • From Design to Implementation: Getting It Done

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