Five facts about supply chain collaboration

Which risks and opportunities are involved in supply chain collaboration? In what areas is collaboration of particular importance? Find out what experts say.

17February 2016

In my last post I shared the results of our recent study “GTM Agenda 2016” and I hope it was useful for our readers to benchmark their own global trade priorities. Our research paper also featured an additional focus theme: supply chain collaboration. And from this part I’d like to show you some interesting facts today:

Generally, four out of five global trade and logistics experts (82.6%) believe that cooperating closely with supply chain partners and working together to optimize workflows results in critical competitive advantages. However, the study also shows clear differences between expected and actual benefits of collaboration. It’s clear that businesses recognize its importance and benefits – but many still do not exploit its full potential.

Take a look at the following infographics to learn more. The full study is available for download here. Let me know if you have any questions, or comments. By the way – we’re already working on the questionnaire for the 2017 study: are there any areas of particular interest for you, or any questions about global trade and supply chain management trends and priorities you’d like to see answered? Let us know, we might still be able to work it in ;).

 

What experts think about supply chain collaboration

 

diagramm-collaboration-what-experts-think-aeb-study_667

 

Opportunities that companies see in supply chain collaboration

 

diagramm-collaboration-opportunities-aeb-study_667

 

Risks that companies see in supply chain collaboration

 

diagramm-collaboration-risks-aeb-study_667

 

Areas that companies already collaborate in

 

diagramm-collaboration-areas-aeb-study_667

 

Partners that companies already collaborate with

 

diagramm-collaboration-partners-aeb-study_667

 

>> Download the full study “Global Trade Management Agenda 2016”

 

What is your opinion?
Join the discussion…

Your e-mail address will not be published. Required fields are marked with an asterisk (*)


Read more: latest posts

22March 2018

The world will end? No, but SCMALLWORLD is moving!

So, if SCMALLWORLD is the soundtrack of supply chain management – with views on latest trends and hot topics in …

Read more
09February 2018

The blockchain hype in supply chain management: how high can it go?

Self-made billionaires, huge investments, exuberant media enthusiasm – how to ignore this shiny technology? Never ignore – but look at …

Read more
23January 2018

Innovation: What I just learned from “Schokopudding”.

Yummy pudding with 30% less sugar? How REWE, the leading German food retailer, taught us all a lesson about innovation …

Read more