Insights – Supply Chain
Benchmarking Uncovers Supply Chain and Customer Services GBS Opportunities
World-class finance organizations continue to outperform their more typical peers on measures of efficiency and effectiveness. Now, wider adoption of digital technology can help them further accelerate performance and break through the cost-effectiveness plateau of recent years.Download Now
Supply Chain Finance
Supply chain finance (SCF) is an increasingly popular approach to optimizing working capital. It has continued to grow, partially helped by the well-established technology and primarily due to five factors which have been essential for success.
What’s Your Brexit Strategy for Your Supply Chain?
More than 50% of the UK's exports and imports are now intra-European. Consequently, whatever happens to British supply chains in the UK on March 29, 2019, will also happen to a lesser extend to those of its EU trading partners. In other words, if you're a continental manufacturer, it's your Brexit too. Does your organization have a Brexit strategy for your supply chain?
Unleashing the Potential of Advanced Supply Chain Analytics
The digital transformation of supply chain organizations has generated voluminous amounts of data which is now available for analysis in order to provide meaningful, actionable insights to decision makers.
Using Analytics to Improve Supply Chain Performance
Developing a capability in analytics and insight-driven decision making is critical to digital transformation and should be a focus for supply chain leaders. This complimentary research highlights the increasing importance of supply chain analytics and why the benefits are too significant to be ignored.
Is it time for your supply chain and commercial activities to join GBS?
Supply chain and commercial processes have emerged as the next areas to leverage the global business services model, which has traditionally been used for back-office processes such as finance and human resources.
Supply Chain Transformation for the Digital Era
This article provides insights on trends, adoption, benefits, best practices, design and implementation considerations on the journey to supply chain digital transformation.
The Supply Chain's Role in Improving New Product Development
Factors such as time-to-market, cost and launch readiness are critical to new product development (NPD) success in the marketplace – and all are areas in which the supply chain can and should play a pivotal role.
Enabling an Agile Enterprise Through Supply Chain Analytics
Finding better ways to manage ever-increasing supply chain complexity is a key for organizations to develop competitive advantage.
How GBS Operations Can Generate Substantial Benefits for Supply Chain
GBS operations have generated initial operating cost reductions ranging from 20 to 50%, when implemented effectively. World-class GBS operations deliver an average year-on-year savings of 8% in addition to annual improvements in productivity, customer service and quality.