Gartner Research

2018 Gartner Supply Chain Top 25: Retail

Published: 10 August 2018

ID: G00367498

Analyst(s): Thomas O'Connor , Tom Enright , Mike Griswold

Summary

The 2018 Gartner Supply Chain Top 25 is an annual recognition of achievement and advancement of supply chain capabilities. This research acknowledges the masters and outlines the top 10 retail supply chains while sharing their practices and leading retail industry trends.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • Common Themes in Top Retail Supply Chains
    • The Relentless Race Toward Faster and More Expansive Fulfilment
    • It's Time To Scale Digital Supply Chain Capabilities
    • Rethinking Business Models To Deliver a More Circular Economy
  • Highlights From the Top-Ranked Retail Supply Chains
    • Supply Chain Master — Amazon
    • Supply Chain Master — McDonald's
    • No. 1 — Inditex (No. 2 in Gartner's Global Supply Chain Ranking)
    • No. 2 — H&M (No. 9 in Gartner's Global Supply Chain Ranking)
    • No. 3 — Starbucks (No. 10 in Gartner's Global Supply Chain Ranking)
    • No. 4 — Walmart (No. 20 in Gartner's Global Supply Chain Ranking)
    • No. 5 — The Home Depot (No. 23 in Gartner's Global Supply Chain Ranking)
    • No. 6 — Gap (No. 36 in Gartner's Global Supply Chain Ranking)
    • No. 7 — Best Buy (No. 50 in Gartner's Global Supply Chain Ranking)
    • No. 8 — Target (No. 54 in Gartner's Global Supply Chain Ranking)
    • No. 9 — CVS Health (No. 55 in Gartner's Global Supply Chain Ranking)
    • No. 10 — Walgreens Boots Alliance (No. 61 in Gartner's Global Supply Chain Ranking)
  • Summary

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