Gartner Research

Supply Chain Organizational Design: A Structure for Balance

Published: 30 November 2015

ID: G00352216

Analyst(s): Kevin O'Marah

Summary

Agile companies try to balance cost and service. Some take a centralized approach to leverage procurement, process and information standards. They also try to keep manufacturing, demand planning and logistics close to the customer. Localized execution via big data, the IoT, and 3D printing helps.

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