Gartner Research

3 Ways DoD Supply Chain Leaders Can Avoid Supplier Segmentation Failure

Published: 19 March 2019

ID: G00381184

Analyst(s): Sam New, Chuck Colbert

Summary

DoD supply chain leaders seek to reduce procurement costs and sourcing errors and minimize supplier risks. This research provides three ways DoD supply chain leaders can avoid failure, collaborate and segment their supplier base.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Establish a Good Supplier Segmentation Process
  • Include Key Organizational Stakeholders (Senior, Middle and Working Level) in Developing a Feasible and Actionable Strategy
  • Eliminate Internal Workforce Cultural Barriers and Undesirable Buyer Behaviors While Collaborating With Suppliers
    • Leaving the Segmentation and Collaboration Processes in the Hands of Buyers

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