Gartner Research

Make Supply Chain Segmentation a Formal Program

Published: 15 May 2017

ID: G00331712

Analyst(s): Jennifer Loveland

Summary

Most supply chains operate supply chain segments, but many cannot quantify and sustain benefits over time. This research explains how a repeatable playbook for formal segmentation programs helps supply chain leaders create relevant behavior changes they can sustain.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Make Supply Chain Segmentation a Formal Program Focused on Creating Relevant Behavior Changes You Can Sustain
  • Create a Repeatable Segmentation Playbook Based on Cross-Industry Best Practices
  • Retroactively Formalize the Structure and Ownership of Existing Unconscious Segmentations

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