Supply Chain Digital looks at the 10 most important supply chain leaders, as identified by Gartner, and why these companies are being recognised as examples of best practice.
There are three key trends to Gartner’s latest rankings for global supply chain excellence: closer, customer-driven partner integration, further adoption of advanced analytics and a strong focus on corporate social responsibility.
Gartner’s Supply Chain Top 25 rankings comprise two main components: business performance and opinion. Business performance in the form of public financial and CSR data provides a view into how companies have performed in the past, while the opinion component offers an eye to future potential and reflects leadership in the supply chain community. These two components are combined into a total composite score.
Here are the top 10 companies for 2016, and what Gartner has to say about them: