The Supply Chains Innovator's Technology Footprint

The Supply Chains Innovator's Technology Footprint

Supply chain-based organizations face intense pressure to improve customer service, lower costs of products and increase business process efficiencies. This Aberdeen Group paper explores the supply chain priorities of more than 200 companies and their top motivations for improving supply chain processes.

Read this paper to learn about the supply chain budgets of your peers and best practices for improving your organization's supply chain processes, including:

  • How innovators' technology investment priorities differ from those of their peers
  • Why cost cutting is not the primary motivation for supply chain improvement
  • How to develop innovation
  • Five key technologies to consider adopting based your organization's needs
  • Supply chain technology budget plans for 2006


Beth Enslow Senior Vice President, Enterprise Research, AberdeenGroup, Inc. Beth Enslow is senior vice president of enterprise research for AberdeenGroup. Enslow benchmarks and advises companies on how they can reshape their supply chain, global trade, and transportation processes and technology strategies to drive business value. Prior to joining AberdeenGroup, Enslow was senior vice president of strategic development for Descartes Systems Group, a global supply chain software company. At Descartes, she led initiatives in such areas as RFID, wireless-enabled delivery, and inventory performance management. Before that, Enslow was research director at Gartner, Inc., where she ran its supply chain planning and logistics advisory practice on a global basis.
10 Nov 2006
01 May 2006
34 Page(s)
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