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How to Avoid Pitfalls During Supply Chain Planning Technology Vendor Selection

Published: 06 July 2018

ID: G00363450

Analyst(s): Alex Pradhan

Summary

Selecting the wrong SCP technology can have a long-lasting and disastrous effect on your organization. Supply chain leaders can use this research to avoid common mistakes during the vendor selection process, and to select the right vendor and form a long-term collaborative relationship.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Identify How the Vendor's Technology Solution Will Support Your Maturity Journey
  • Define Clear Roles and Identify Internal Business and Prospective Vendor Resources
  • Use a Pilot to Gain Clarity Around the Business Requirements
  • Broaden Your Vendor Intelligence Beyond Functional Capabilities

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