Strategic Planning for Supply Chain

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    Map support for supply chain strategy

    Supply chain strategic plans that are based on detailed, function-specific, bottom-up analysis are time-consuming and often lose sight of the overall supply chain strategic ambition.

    Instead, use a disciplined framework to collaborate with key stakeholders across functions on end-to-end supply chain strategy development.

    Download the Gartner Supply Chain Strategy Template for:

    • Three steps to scope, plan and execute the supply chain strategy 
    • A best-practice example for identifying gaps, interdependencies and priorities    
    • The customizable tool to document current and future capabilities

    Enabling end-to-end supply chain strategic plans

    Developing a strategic plan that translates to impactful execution is a struggle for most supply chain leaders. Only 30% of supply chain organizations surveyed felt strategy and execution was well aligned. Leading supply chains develop and implement strategic roadmaps that align objectives and initiatives across functions and the enterprise. 

    The Matrix, the Gartner Supply Chain Strategy Template, helps CSCOs determine how all the interconnected parts of an end-to-end supply chain interact with each other, and is structured around five essential capabilities.

    Learn about the 5 key capabilities needed to enable successful supply chain strategic plans.