O'Reilly logo

Supply Chain Transformation: Building and Executing an Integrated Supply Chain Strategy by J.Paul Dittmann

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

CHAPTER 5Analyze Your Competition’s Supply Chain

In the last chapter, you made the transition from the internal to the external environment in your strategy process by considering seven supply chain game changers. The next step in this process is to continue this outward focus by considering your competition and technology trends. This chapter will address how to evaluate your competitors from a supply chain perspective; the next chapter will tackle technology.

The essence of strategy sometimes lies in choosing what not to do. Every company must place its bets carefully. Some companies operate on the razor’s edge of survival and cannot afford to make mistakes. For example, one well-known retailer holds a number three position in sales in its ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required