Gartner Research

Optimize External Manufacturing Partnerships Through Joint Value Creation

Published: 25 June 2018

ID: G00357211

Analyst(s): John Johnson , Sam New


Digital business imperatives and enhanced marketplace offerings have significantly changed external manufacturing. This research helps supply chain leaders responsible for manufacturing operations strategy navigate this new landscape and build successful relationships with external manufacturers.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Align External Manufacturing Objectives With Strategic Business Goals
  • When Developing an External Manufacturing Strategy, "Flip the Script" From Cost to Value
  • Plant the Seeds of Strategic Partnerships and Joint Value Creation and Rethink Your Approach to Performance Management

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