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Gartner's Framework for Developing Logistics Capabilities

Published: 12 July 2017

ID: G00335838

Analyst(s): James Lisica


Gartner's framework for logistics development is a tactical tool that supply chain leaders can use to understand the interdependencies of their logistics capabilities, identify critical competency gaps and prioritize the development initiatives in their strategies.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Understand the 10 Capabilities of the Logistics Department and the Different Areas They Enable
  • Learn How the Capabilities Interact With Each Other
  • Gartner's Framework for Developing Your Logistics Capabilities
    • First Level — Strategic Model and Service Structure (Global Standards)
    • Second Level — Functional Governance and Service Efficiency (Regional Variants)
    • Third Level — Operational Execution and Service Cost (Local Solutions)
  • Use the Framework to Conduct a Gap Analysis and Tailor Your Own Development Plans

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