Getting that “Swing” in Supply Chain Management
APRIL 20, 2016
What you find instead are functional groups — such as Manufacturing, Distribution, Sales and Marketing, and Procurement — operating in silos, like a boat full of rowers each doing their own thing. Having leaders with cross-functional responsibility — such as having Manufacturing, Logistics, and Procurement report to a single executive — also helps to drive alignment. Step 5: Measure Current Performance and Benchmark with Best-in-Class Competitors.