Seven solutions to drive the supply chain function’s future

04. Draw up a discussion and priorities framework

Both suppliers and customers must fully understand what your priorities are as your supply chain digital transformation gets underway.

Choosing an implementation simply because it seems like a neat piece of technology (or worse, it’s really cheap) is not going to help you work towards the most impactful outcome from your newly-digitalized processes.

That end point should be the starting point. For instance, if you wish to include new lines within your business, add service elements, diversify your products, or allow for more demand-led customization or personalization, it is advisable to showcase this as part of a high-level consultation. Feedback can then determine how to achieve it.

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