The champions of the supply chain

  • Each year, Gartner researches the supply chains of hundreds of companies and scores them using a mix of qualitative (financials, ESG) and quantitative (community opinion) data.
  • This year, Cisco retains the top slot. Schneider Electric, Colgate-Palmolive, Johnson & Johnson and PepsiCo round out the top five.
  • The top performers offer valuable lessons in supply chain excellence, including the value of developing self-stabilizing supply chains and creating supply chain ecosystems.

Supply chain, once known as a “steady hands on the wheel, below deck and out of sight” function, is now front and center, helping to steer the broader business in the face of sustainabilty expectations, escalating customer requirements and a perpetually disrupted environment. In our research, we find that today’s differentiated supply chains deliver on their organization’s purpose by:

  • Embracing expanded responsibilities across an ever broadening ecosystem
  • Enabling leaders to stabilize more quickly after external shocks
  • Providing visibility and transparency into sustainability performance
  • Prioritizing digital literacy and dexterity

Gartner Supply Chain Top 25, organizations are combating are delivering on sustainability objectives, continuing along a digital transformation journey and working through myriad supply chain challenges. Innovative and strategic actions are vital. Our ranking highlights companies that are taking these actions and showcasing other differentiating capabilities.

To read more: Gartner SC Top 25

Source: Gartner