Discover how to move closer to your demand-driven supply chain goals with examples from top-performing supply chain leaders
While some focus only on short-term mitigation tactics, top performers defy conventional thinking by maintaining focus on long-term strategy and implementing preconceived plans when anticipated disruptions occur. Chief supply chain officers must prepare and lead through all manner of turns.
Top performers defy conventional thinking during disruptions. The most successful take risks in “the turns,” which can be economic, geopolitical, environmental, social or competitive. Supply chain executives must prepare and lead by building agility into systems, processes and decision making.
In its 11th year, the Healthcare Supply Chain Top 25 highlights supply chains that successfully advance healthcare by improving patient outcomes and controlling costs. Supply chain leaders in the healthcare industry can use lessons from these leading organizations to improve their own operations.
Supply chains are increasingly adopting emerging technologies in order to create a competitive advantage through optimized business processes or entirely new business models. Supply chain technology leaders can use this research to explore technology trends, adoption rates and industry use cases.
When preparing for an S&OP transformation, understanding the current state is a vital first step for supply chain leaders. Supply chain leaders responsible for improving their planning process maturity can use this guide as a starting point for taking Gartner's S&OP maturity assessment.
Supplier relationship management is an effective tool that leading companies use to identify, engage and develop their most valuable suppliers. Supply chain leaders in sourcing and procurement will find in this research the key steps and prerequisites needed to implement a successful SRM program.
CEOs focus on driving growth and improving the customer experience. Supply chain leaders can support these goals by making customer service a business priority across the supply chain. Use this research to create a customer service mindset to improve service and enhance the customer experience.
To keep pace with customer demands for speed, cost and customization, quality leaders need to develop a robust quality system and strong quality culture across the company. Our research helps improve the design and execution of quality strategy and management to deliver business value.