More and more enterprises are understanding the role digital supply chains can play in increasing business efficiency and agility and driving new growth. But what does supply chain digitization really mean? And how should it best be applied to existing supply chains and supply chain organizations?
As businesses look for enhanced profitability and new growth in post-COVID economies, these questions are more pressing than ever. In this timely report, two leading voices in supply chain analysis, MIT’s David Simchi-Levi, and Accenture’s Kris Timmermans, set out what they believe are the central requirements of a supply chain digitization strategy.
Their key takeaway? An intelligent supply chain strategy needs three key components: a unified view of demand, a segmentation strategy that tailors the approach for each type of supply chain, and the ability to automate the use of data and analytics to support smarter planning and execution.