Global Supply Chain Management Excellence study
The study by Roland Berger Strategy Consultants, WHU, Stanford University and ETH Zurich shows: supply chain management significantly impacts company performance.
- 234 companies from 16 countries surveyed, among them
5 industry groups with average sales of approximately EUR 11.5 billion
- Most companies that have strategically adjusted their supply chain to their products' characteristics generate a return on assets (ROA) that is 4 to 6 percentage points higher than the one achieved by their counterparts without supply chain fit
- Selecting suppliers and sharing information are key to achieving sourcing flexibility
- The study provides additional data for various industries: engineered products, process industry, consumer goods, electrical equipment and automotive