How to create a supply chain center of excellence that works

By Jonathan Whitaker | From the Quarter 3 2016 issue A Center Of Excellence (Coe) Staffed By Analytics Experts Can Drive Supply Chain Improvements Across...

By Jonathan Whitaker | From the Quarter 3 2016 issue

A Center Of Excellence (Coe) Staffed By Analytics Experts Can Drive Supply Chain Improvements Across Your Organization. Here Are Six Recommendations For Ensuring A Successful Coe Initiative.

Significant business change and fluctuating levels of complexity make it extremely difficult for companies with multiple, independent supply chains to achieve internal supply chain alignment across divisions. Fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG), consumer packaged goods (CPG), retail, and electronics companies can be especially vulnerable to misaligned or fractured supply chains in the face of volatile consumer demand, short product life cycles, erratic supply, and high transportation costs.

Significant business change and fluctuating levels of complexity make it extremely difficult for companies with multiple, independent supply chains to achieve internal supply chain alignment across divisions. Fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG), consumer packaged goods (CPG), retail, and electronics companies can be especially vulnerable to misaligned or fractured supply chains in the face of volatile consumer demand, short product life cycles, erratic supply, and high transportation costs. [Full Story]

In this article