Gartner Research

2018 Women in Supply Chain Survey

Published: 30 April 2018

ID: G00357860

Analyst(s): Lisa Callinan , Dana Stiffler , Amber Salley


Our 2018 survey, conducted in partnership with AWESOME, shows sustained strong representation of women in the senior-most ranks of supply chain organizations relative to other functions. We also find more supply chain leaders spearheading their own initiatives to attract, retain and advance women.

Table Of Contents

Survey Objective

Data Insights

  • Representation of Women in the Senior-Most Ranks of Supply Chain Organizations Is Strong and Sustained Year Over Year
    • Action Item
  • More Respondents Report Supply-Chain-Led Formal Goals and Initiatives to Improve Gender Diversity
    • Action Item
  • Increasing the Visibility of Successful Women Leaders as Role Models Impacts Recruitment, Retention and Advancement of Women to Senior Levels
    • Action Item
  • The Future
  • Methodology

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