Customer-driven Supply Chain
Looking at best-in-class performers, empowering the supply chain not only benefits customers, it drives business results too.
Market conditions and the behaviour of customers are changing rapidly, and supply chains must adapt fast to benefit from the opportunities it presents. And that is exactly what world-class supply chain heavyweights like McDonald’s and Nike are doing. Recognised in the Gartner Supply Chain Top 25, these companies are leaders in this field because they apply best practice demand-driven principles to drive business results.
For example, they do not get distracted by their competitors. Because the competition might not be doing things right anyway. They use insights, not guesswork. Because when we understand and act on our customers’ buying behaviour, we will achieve better results.
In our view, these leaders master all three supply chain roles:
Implement provides you with tools that will help you rethink the role that your supply chain plays in your organisation and show you how you can align it with your processes to unlock growth, lower costs, engage your organisation and unleash the full potential of your strategy.
One integrated global supply chain
Article in Swedish: A planning framework to create impact in uncertain and volatile markets.
Article in German: Sales and operations planning (S&OP) is all about balancing supply and demand and to take and execute decisions to keep this balance in line with company strategies and targets.
Article in German: Supply chains are more global, efficient and complex than ever before. At first glance, this sounds great, but be aware that these factors also make modern supply chains extremely vulnerable to disruptions.
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