Gartner Research

Logistics Strategy and Operations Primer for 2018

Published: 01 February 2018

ID: G00343928

Analyst(s): Greg Aimi , James Lisica , David Gonzalez , Courtney Rogerson

Summary

Today's increasingly customer-centric economy requires integrated, value-added logistics capabilities to achieve competitive advantage. Our 2018 logistics research will help supply chain leaders realize their goals with new strategies, best operational practices and innovations.

Table Of Contents

Scope

Analysis

  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • What is the best way to improve logistics maturity and create a strategy to help drive value within the supply chain?
    • What are the best practices across logistics operations (e.g., transport, fulfillment, international logistics, reverse) and performance?
    • When should the logistics operation be outsourced, and what are best practices for selecting and managing logistics partners?
    • What are the emerging trends and innovations in logistics digital business models, operations and technologies?

Related Priorities

  • Suggested First Steps
  • Essential Reading
  • Tools and Toolkits

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