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The mover becomes the shaker

Supply chain and operations rarely enters the conversation as a driver of revenue in the boardroom. But at one out of five companies, supply chain executives are doing things differently. By embedding digital intelligence across the supply chain, they're driving growth and outcomes over efficiency and output.

These leaders are investing in digital innovation, analytics and talent while forging new relationships among C-suite peers and partners. The results? Insight-driven, personalized customer experiences that fuel enteprise growth. They're also exceeding ROIs—and setting themselves up to exploit the $14 trillion in value chain cost disruption expected over the next 10 years.

We can help you put the pieces together, leaving the assembly line mindset behind in favor of an uber-connected and agile supply chain that powers unprecedented enterprise value.

See how supply chain executives are driving revenue in the boardroom by investing in digital innovation, analytics, talent and new relationships.

Deep dive

Winners are making three key moves to steer the supply chain into the boardroom: They're actively building the digital enterprise, working with the C-suite to act on customer insights, and broadening their ecosystem to innovate hyper-relevant products and services.


1 OUT OF 5

"Leader" companies where supply chain and operations is a driver of growth.

How we work

To build and mobilize an intelligent supply chain and operations practice, several factors need to be addressed in concert. Our process helps you optimize for greater integration, decision-making and innovation to enable better customer experiences.

Start with a strong foundation of data

Making experiences customers want means knowing what they want—that's why 80 percent of leaders invest in analytics. We'll get you on board with big data.

Un-silo your C-suite

We help foster collaboration across organizations: Focus on customers like a CEO, innovate alongside your CIO and get ROI results that please any CFO.

Implement new technology and platforms

Incorporate AI, 3D printing, cognitive computing, machine learning and more with strategic guidance toward integrated suites versus ad hoc tactics.

Reinvent industry

Invest in Industry X.0 technology to boost innovation cycle time, responsiveness and growth at every stage of industrial development and delivery.

Master human + machine

Implementing automation requires reskilling the workforce to manage new digital platforms. We'll help balance smart digital spend with human talent.

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By the numbers


Estimated costs to be disrupted across the value chain over the next decade.


Difference in profit earned by companies that understand digital disruption versus others.


Supply chain executives who name “decision-making speed” and “flexibility to respond” as key sources to thriving in modern markets.

What we think

Join the team

Working on intelligent supply chain and operations puts everything on the table. Imagine brainstorming the next great e-commerce model or helping brands develop entirely new services they never knew they needed. That's where a career with Accenture can take you.