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Winning Through Deeper Retailer-Supplier Collaboration — Part 1

Published: 25 May 2018

ID: G00355787

Analyst(s): Thomas O'Connor , Beth Coppinger


In the face of sustained industry disruption, collaboration provides an opportunity to differentiate competitive offerings. This research paper, Part 1 of two, identifies how both retail and consumer product supply chain leaders can set their organization up for deeper collaborative relationships.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Start By Assessing the Current State of Your Supply Chains Collaboration Capabilities
  • Create a Shortlist of Collaboration Initiatives to Explore With Trading Partners
  • Use Insights From Businesses With Advanced Collaboration Capabilities to Structure How Your Supply Chain Organization Supports Relationships With Trading Partners

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