PWC Global supply chain survey 2013 shows how supply chain leaders are moving ahead of the pack. Read the report and see how PwC can help you compete more effectively.
45% of the participants acknowledge that supply chain is seen as a strategic asset in their company [% of participants] Speed and adaptability drive success in a volatile world
Erratic macroeconomic cycles along with disruptions caused by natural disasters have made supply chain management both more difficult and important to business success. To adapt to this dynamic environment, executives are actively managing their supply chains utilising strategic and operational levers at their disposal to transform vulnerabilities into competitive advantage.
This share the insights of more than 500 supply chain experts in Europe, North America and Asia, from companies of all sizes and across a wide range of industries.
The Leaders, as we’ve called them, have consistently outperformed their peers, while the Laggards have consistently underperformed — both financially and operationally. The Leaders in our survey point to the future. They have supply chains that are efficient, fast and tailored — a model that lets companies serve their customers reliably in turbulent market conditions and that differentiates between the needs of different sets of customers.