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Supply Chain Effectiveness


Supply Chain Effectiveness is a measurement of how well all elements (products & services) of the supply chain—from raw materials to end-customers—are performing against the expectations set or existing standards (if available).

Common Metrics (Top 4)

  1. Time to Market
  2. Warehouse Efficiency
  3. Transportation Efficiency
  4. Procurement Cost Per Order

Best Practice (Top 5)

  1. Lead Time Reduction
  2. Supplier Communication
  3. Carrier Agreements
  4. Vendor Managed Inventory
  5. Global Sourcing

More Supply Chain Effectiveness best practices.