Gartner Research

2017 Gartner Supply Chain Top 25: Europe Top 15

Published: 20 September 2017

ID: G00333488

Analyst(s): Christian Titze , Jennifer Loveland , Simon Bailey


This note highlights the strategic and operational supply chain initiatives of the top 15 companies headquartered in Europe, as featured in the Gartner Supply Chain Top 25 for 2017. Supply chain leaders can be inspired by the best practices of their innovative and progressive peers.

Table Of Contents


  • Common Themes in Top European Supply Chains
  • Highlights From the Top-Ranked European Supply Chains
    • Unilever (returns at No. 1, Global No. 1)
    • Inditex (No. 2, up 1, Global No. 3)
    • H&M (No. 3, down 1, Global No. 5)
    • Nestlé (returns at No. 4, Global No. 7)
    • Nokia (No. 5, up 5, Global No. 15)
    • BASF (No. 6, up 1, Global No. 16)
    • Schneider Electric (No. 7, down 2, Global No. 17)
    • L'Oréal (No. 8, down 2, Global No. 20)
    • BMW (No. 9, down 1, Global No. 22)
    • Diageo (No. 10, up 2, Global No. 23)
    • Reckitt Benckiser (holds at No. 11, Global No. 28)
    • GSK (No. 12, down 3, Global No. 29)
    • Adidas (joins at No. 13, Global No. 35)
    • Roche (joins at No. 14, Global No. 36)
    • Siemens (joins at No. 15, Global No. 38)
  • Honorable Mention

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