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Use End-to-End Supply Chain Segmentation to Support Growth, Operational Excellence and Increasing Complexity

Published: 28 June 2019

ID: G00387072

Analyst(s): Jennifer Loveland


Supply chains face the never-ending challenge to balance growth, efficiency and increasing complexity. Supply chain leaders are segmenting the end-to-end supply chain operating model to effectively manage complexity and provide differentiated service.

Table Of Contents


  • Complexities Create the Need for Segmented Operating Models
  • Use Differentiated Service Across the Supply Chain to Help Improve the Competitive Position
  • Follow Segmentation Best Practices Starting With a Concept Validation

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