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How to Evaluate Whether Outsourcing Your SCP Functions or Processes Is Right for Your Organization

Published: 14 November 2017

ID: G00322088

Analyst(s): Alex Pradhan , Amber Salley , KC Quah


SCP business process outsourcing is an option for organizations considering alternatives to align SCP with a digital business strategy. Supply chain leaders considering outsourcing their planning functions or processes must be aware of key drivers that can impact the effectiveness of outsourcing.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Evaluate Your Organization's Readiness for Outsourcing by Identifying Gaps in Your Current Planning Process
  • Determine Which Business Processes Will Have the Most Value-Add Gained If Outsourced
  • Identify the Risk Inherent in an Outsourced Model and Proactively Adopt Risk Mitigation Strategies
  • Choose an Outsourcing Partner by Evaluating Candidates' Abilities to Meet Your Needs

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