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Chief supply chain officers foster innovation and profitability

Business models change rapidly, requiring flexible and responsive supply chains. Many supply chain organizations can’t see the disruptions coming because information is fractured and disconnected. As a chief supply chain officer (CSCO), how do you cope with the pressure to foster innovation while delivering profitable business results?

Supply chain management resources

Strategic Planning for Supply Chain

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.

Download the Supply Chain Strategy Template and collaborate with key stakeholders across functions on end-to-end supply chain strategy development:

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

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$22M reduction in inventory via Gartner supply chain digital transformation support
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Aligning Supply Chain Technology With Business Process

Gartner enabled supply chain digital transformation for a global manufacturer by identifying opportunities to improve alignment between supply chain technology and business processes.

Resulted in savings of $1 million in expenses and 15x in membership cost
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Implementing Network Design In-House to Save Costs

Gartner helped a global medical device manufacturer reduce costs by carrying out network design strategy in-house versus investing in software.

With support from Gartner, the client built an in-house business continuity plan within 8 weeks, saving $150,000 in consulting fees
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Implementing a Healthcare Resiliency Plan In-House

Gartner enabled a leading cancer center to create a best-in-class business continuity plan within a short time frame under severe resource constraints.

Saved $200,000 by leveraging low oil prices to renegotiate terms in ocean freight contract
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Buying Smart Amid COVID-19

Gartner helped a solar panel provider take advantage of low oil prices and stable business volumes to renegotiate terms with its vendor and save nearly $200K.

The Gartner Supply Chain Top 25

The Gartner Supply Chain Top 25 presents annual research on the trends, capabilities and best practices of leading corporate supply chains. Supply chain leaders like you can apply lessons from these global, regional and industry leaders to innovate and improve your operations.

Supply chain management trends & insights

Build a stronger supply
chain analytics strategy competence

The relationship between advanced analytics and supply chain excellence is undeniable. Leaders in supply chain have consistently credited analytics as a key differentiator to cope with complexity and capitalize on market opportunity. To follow suit, supply chain organizations are focusing on building strong analytics competencies. However, many companies are still on the early road to harvesting data and the successful use of analytics.

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Gartner is a trusted advisor and an objective resource for more than 14,000 enterprises in 100+ countries.

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