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Want to Commercialize Your Supply Chain Capabilities? Define Your Supply Chain Managed Services Strategy

Published: 28 February 2018

ID: G00320864

Analyst(s): Michael Dominy


Enterprises that want to commercialize their supply chain capabilities need to know what it takes to compete. Supply chain leaders can use this research to understand the requirements, help them assess their capabilities and know what types of providers they will face in the market.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges


  • What Are Supply Chain Managed Services?


  • Step No. 1: Evaluate Your Capabilities to Supply Chain Managed Services Requirements
  • Step No. 2: Compare Your Capabilities to Supply Chain Managed Services Industry Requirements
  • Step No. 3: Research the Competitive Landscape and Develop a Competitive Strategy
  • Define Your Technology Platform With a "Cloud First" Mindset
  • Next Steps

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