Smart meters will bring benefits to energy providers and consumers alike. But managing their deployment at scale is a big challenge for utilities, and places exceptional pressure on most utilities’ logistics functions. Optimizing supply chain performance can deliver positive business outcomes, with financial benefits achieved through greater workforce efficiency and improved cost management, as well as better return on invested capital.
To achieve these benefits, utilities need to plan their smart meter installation journey carefully and address these three key steps:
Develop a clear supply chain strategy
Determine which supply chain functions are fit for purpose
Execute the supply chain strategy
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