Gartner Research

Supply Chain Strategy, Leadership and Governance Primer for 2019

Published: 03 January 2019

ID: G00375755

Analyst(s): Virginia Howard, Dana Stiffler , Ken Chadwick , Michael Dominy


As the speed of change, new threats and opportunities raise the stakes for enterprises, supply chain has never been more important to commercial success. Supply chain leaders can use this research as a guide to meet business demands and maximize their impact on strategy, leadership and governance.

Table Of Contents



  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • What best practices, trends and innovations should we consider in designing effective supply chain strategy and aligning it to business goals?
    • How do we optimize supply chain operating models and bridge them to our strategy with roadmaps and initiatives?
    • What do we need to know about designing and developing a comprehensive supply chain talent and organization strategy?
    • How should we assess our progress and improve our supply chain performance?

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  • Suggested First Steps
  • Essential Reading
  • Tools and Toolkits

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