Entries Categorized as 'Supply Chain Segmentation'
by Matt Davis | April 1, 2013 | Comments Off
Our Supply Chain research organization is in full swing of our annual Top 25 data gathering, assessment and voting cycle for 2013. Having just completed many briefings with leading organizations across every supply chain industry, I decided to sit down with Debra Hofman who leads our Top 25 research practice to discuss why so many [...]
Category: Gartner Supply Chain Top 25 Supply Chain Segmentation Tags: Gartner Supply Chain Top 25, Supply Chain Segmentation
by Matt Davis | December 10, 2012 | Comments Off
Pharma. High Tech. Apparel. Consumer Products. Med Devices. Agrochemical. Heavy Equipment. Even Retailers and Grocers. All working on supply chain segmentation. Over the last two years, I’ve watched as supply chain has shifted out of first gear on segmentation initiatives. If we’re going to call it a bandwagon, let’s just say that it’s starting to get [...]
Category: AMR Supply Chain Top 25 Demand Sensing and Shaping Supply Chain Segmentation Tags: demand-driven, Supply Chain, Supply Chain Segmentation, supply chain top 25
by Matt Davis | November 24, 2010 | Comments Off
Acer’s supply chain is known and benchmarked as a stellar example of end-to-end operational efficiency. It affords them some of the lowest price points in the PC marketplace. It is with this knowledge / perception of Acer that I watched the series of product announcements at their press conference and began to wonder… Is Acer moving away from their singular focus on cost?
Category: Digital Supply Chain Supply Chain Segmentation Tags: Acer, Acer Tablet, Digital Supply Chain, Iconia, New Product Introduction, Supply Chain, Supply Chain Segmentation, Tablet
by Matt Davis | November 15, 2010 | Comments Off
Have you ever heard someone say “Oh I don’t care what kind, just get the cheapest one”… and then in the next moment, “No, I don’t like that one. It’s not me. Let’s look somewhere else.”? We all are constantly making choices and tradeoffs when we’re shopping. Typically, we’re balancing our opinion of ideal cost, [...]
Category: Supply Chain Segmentation Tags: Converse, Customization, Dell, New Product, Supply Chain, Supply Chain Segmentation