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Use Gartner's Framework for End-to-End Supply Chain Traceability

Published: 23 August 2017

ID: G00326413

Analyst(s): Michelle Duerst , Laurel Lippay, Pam Fitzpatrick , Christian Titze , Andrew Stevens


Traceability is a framework that supports risk management, brand protection and customer engagement across supply chain networks. Supply chain leaders responsible for strategy, security, compliance and quality can use our model as a starting point for planning end-to-end traceability initiatives.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Deliver Product Integrity Across the Supply Chain Network
  • Use Gartner's Traceability Framework as an Ecosystem of Trading Partners and Customers
  • Establish Supply Chain Traceability Foundations Based on Three Key Capabilities
  • Promote and Apply the Traceability Model Across the Organization
    • Review and Adjust Continually
  • Align Strategy and Planning to Deliver Core Objectives and Outputs
  • Apply Supply Chain Traceability Upstream and Downstream, Across Different Time Horizons

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