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Survey Analysis: A Comparative Study of Supply Chain Performance of Food and Beverage Manufacturers Across Regions

Published: 26 July 2017

ID: G00331872

Analyst(s): Simon Bailey , Beth Coppinger , Debashis Tarafdar, Thomas O'Connor


Shifts in consumer buying channels, supply network design and competition result in differences in food and beverage supply chain performance across North America, Western Europe and Asia/Pacific. This research will help supply chain leaders identify regional improvement opportunities.

Table Of Contents

Survey Objective

Data Insights

  • Supply Chain Management Cost, Order Cycle Time and Service-Level Performances
  • Inventory Versus Service-Level Trade-Offs
  • Demand Forecast Error Versus Service-Level and Supplier Performance
  • Methodology
  • Definitions

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