Applied Research

Digital Supply Chains: A Frontside Flip

“Digital Supply Chains: A Frontside Flip” presents evidence from 24 top executives running the world’s largest supply chains. These industry leaders believe enterprise supply chains could be the most important transformation for companies over the next five years.

The white paper unveils a new approach to enterprise supply chain management – focus on the customer and maximize demand. That is, flip the focus to the customer-facing side — the frontside — of the business.

As a result, improved enterprise Digital Supply Chains (DSC) can lead to a 20% reduction of procurement costs, a 50% reduction in supply chain costs, and an increase in revenue of 10%. This is true across all industries, even some, like financial services, that traditionally don’t include supply chains in revenue generating strategies.

This report will help CEOs, supply chain executives and anyone interested in leading edge supply chain developments and operational improvement in the following ways:

  • This report provides a DSC execution framework and roadmap to transform enterprise supply chain by focusing on the customer and maximizing demand. By following the report’s practical steps, research suggests an increase in enterprise revenue and decrease in supply chain costs.
  • The report helps interested parties better understand game-changing technologies affecting all enterprise supply chains.
  • This report explains the key differences between traditional supply chains and digital supply chains, helping supply chain leaders gain more insight to better their position in the business.