What got you here won’t get you there. Invest in disruptive capabilities to better understand customers and demand.
New technologies are changing the fundamentals of supply chain management. As the quality and quantity of the available data continues to improve, activities predicated on limited or sub-optimal information streams are fast becoming unfit for purpose.
Tomorrow’s successful organizations will need to develop entirely new capabilities, utilizing the most relevant data to manage their operations more efficiently and respond to opportunities and threats more effectively. To make this happen, supply chains should invest in disruptive capabilities to better understand customers, predict and shape demand, and influence the customer experience.
In the future, supply chains will need to be much better at picking up customer signals, analyzing data, segmenting markets, calculating cost to serve and managing partners and knowledge. As such, new roles will emerge, such as supply chain architects, who will help drive the brand promise.
Tomorrow’s market leaders will excel in five key capability areas:
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The success of any future supply chain organization will hinge on identifying actionable insights, enabling an adaptable and flexible structure, innovating quickly, and executing with agility and precision.
The biggest limitation for supply chains is no longer technologies and what they can do, but rather the imagination of the people who leverage them. As enterprises around the world are facing a perfect storm of change, today’s supply chain leaders must transform business models, organizational structures and operations to thrive today and in the future. Learn more about the future of supply chain.