Overhauling Supply Chain Strategy to Prioritize Procurement

A newly promoted GCSCO at a leading industrial equipment manufacturer had just 90 days to reconstitute the supply chain to cover procurement, including resetting strategy, reskilling staff, and reorganizing roles. With support from Gartner, the client was able to quickly draft a revised supply chain strategy, gain leadership approval to re-skill the procurement function and achieve significant progress with the new supply chain strategy.

Most critical priority

The client wanted to overhaul the supply chain strategy by reorganizing and reskilling the global procurement function.

How Gartner helped

The client used:

  • Gartner research and tools to architect a new and expanded supply chain framework covering global procurement.
  • Gartner expert and analyst consultations to gain insight into areas for improvement and tactics for installing a new global supply chain team within a short period of time.

Business impact

With support from Gartner from Supply Chain, the client:

  • Saved time and effort in drafting a revised supply chain strategy.
  • Gained leadership approval to reorganize and reskill the global procurement function.
  • Achieved rapid improvements and progress via the revised supply chain strategy.

Industry:
Industrial Equipment Manufacturing

Contact:
Global Chief Supply Chain Officer

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