Supply Chain Agenda 2009
Crisis dominates supply chain agenda in 2009
The financial crisis leads the list of most influencing factors forthe supply chain agenda in 2009. Over 65 percent of thequestioned managers engaged in logistics affairs, say that theirstrategy is affected by the crisis. Another striking finding is that34 percent of the managers mentioned “sustainability” as a topicon their agenda. These are the results of Capgemini Consulting‘sinternational study under 300 companies. The study reflects themost important factors that influence the supply chain agenda of2009 and shows the impact of the economic crisis on that agenda.300 respondents shared their supply chain agenda withCapgemini
The study was executed by means of a survey, which has beencompleted by over 300 respondents in Europe (62%), the US andCanada (16%), Asia (13%) and Latin America (5%). In addition to thesurvey, several interviews with Supply Chain Managers have takenplace.
Financial crisis most important motive for 2009
To the question “what are the most influencing factors on the supplychain agenda 2009”, 65% of the respondents answered that thefinancial crisis is the most important topic. Next to that, meeting(changing) customer requirements and sustainability appear to beimportant motives for the supply chain manager.
10%12%21%17%25%26%29%37%46%65%0%20%40%60%80%OtherNew (type of) competitionSupply Chain SecurityRegulatory complianceEmerging marketsIntroduction of new product-market combinationsGlobalisationSustainabilityMeeting (changing) customer requirementsEconomic downturn
Business Drivers 2009
(Multiple answersper participant allowed)