Three Trends Shaping the Supply Chain of the Future (.PDF Download)

Oct. 14, 2020
A good supply chain was efficient and powerful in the past, but now it also has to be agile and fast. Here are three ways companies can achieve that goal.

As companies around the world work to secure their supply chains and lay out their plans for the post-COVID business environment, many are reimagining the roles that technology, automation and resiliency will play in those critical networks. At its recent symposium, Gartner outlined three key trends that it thinks will play the largest roles in those supply chains: digital business, competitive/trade uncertainty and sustainability.

Right now, supply chains are in the middle of an evolution that will change completely how chief supply chain officers (CSCOs) organize and operate their organizations, Gartner says.