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Unify End-to-End Supply Chain Processes With Supply Chain Convergence

Published: 17 July 2018

ID: G00337147

Analyst(s): C. Klappich

Summary

Supply chain leaders can transform their operations by breaking down functional silos, and designing business processes that span, optimize and synchronize across traditional functional domains.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • Defining the SCM Convergence Vision
  • Levels of SCM Convergence
    • Level 1: Analytical
    • Level 2: Transaction
    • Level 3: Synchronized
    • Level 4: Optimized
    • Level 5: Federated
  • Market Evolution
  • Barriers to Supply Chain Convergence
  • Bottom Line
  • SCM Convergence Use-Case Examples
    • Scenario 1: Customer Service
    • Scenario 2: Fulfillment
    • Scenario 3: Lean Manufacturing
    • Scenario 4: Intelligent Manufacturing
    • Scenario 5: Model-Based Manufacturing and Manufacturing Process Management

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