- Survey Details: Data for this report has been taken from a variety of online quantitative surveys conducted by Supply Chain Insights and reported on from January – December 2016, including our research on big data, supply chain analytics, metrics that matter, supplier development and materials management.
- Objective: To share core research highlights from 2016—snippets and what we think are the best insights— gathered into a consolidated research summary.
- Highlight: Supply chain excellence is rooted in alignment and conscious trade-offs. Leaders are focused on building end-to-end operating strategies while laggards are struggling to figure out why they are stuck. This report is designed to help supply chain leaders get a condensed view of our best research from 2016.