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A Simple Framework to Understanding Supply Chain Network Design

Published: 20 August 2018

ID: G00368674

Analyst(s): Kamala Raman


Supply chain leaders are challenged with how to map their network design engagements to balance current priorities with future needs. Use this research roundup to successfully plan for and implement network design initiatives including the selection of operating models and technology solutions.

Table Of Contents


Research Highlights

  • Identify Key Drivers
  • Apply Company, Industry and Global Trade Policy Context
  • Determine Your Buy or Build Strategy
  • Outsourcing: Choose a Service Provider and Set Up for a Successful Engagement
  • Insourcing: Determine Software and Skills Strategy and Build Modeling Competency
  • From Design to Implementation: Getting It Done

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