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How Leading Organizations Design More Effective Logistics Strategies by Developing a Complete Set of Logistics Capabilities

Published: 09 August 2017

ID: G00335532

Analyst(s): James Lisica

Summary

Logistics excellence requires developing more than just operational capabilities. This research explores how leading organizations are designing more comprehensive strategies, and why all supply chain leaders responsible for logistics should take a similar approach.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Evaluate Which Capabilities Leading Organizations Are Focused on in Their Logistics Strategies and Include Development Initiatives Aimed at Improving the Functional and Strategic Capabilities of the Department
  • Assess the Interdependencies of Your Operational Capabilities and Be More Holistic in Your Development Strategy
  • Use This Research to Articulate to Key Internal Stakeholders the Benefits Organizations See From Developing Enabling Capabilities to Gain Support for a More Comprehensive Strategy
  • Assess Your Current Logistics Capabilities and Isolate Any Critical Capability Gaps Before Selecting Development Initiatives

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