Gartner Research

Effectively Communicating Cost Optimization Across the Enterprise: A Supply Chain Perspective

Published: 19 July 2018

ID: G00367101

Analyst(s): Paul Lord , Pam Fitzpatrick


When improperly communicated, cost optimization efforts generate confusion, and can damage morale. This research will help supply chain leaders use effective communications — based on a strategy, plan and delivery approach — to build support for cost optimization.

Table Of Contents


  • Strategy, Plan, Delivery
  • Cost Optimization Communications Example

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