Monday, June 21, 2010

Companies Redefining Supply Chain Officer Role

(Supply Chain Digital)

SCM World has released its 2010 Chief Supply Chain Officer Report which revealed how companies are redefining the role of the supply chain officer. The report, designed and developed to draw out critical insights that drive C-level supply chain executives in 2010, surveyed 400 senior global supply chain and procurement executives.

It uncovered how companies are redefining the role of the Supply Chain Officer in the rapidly shifting macro economic climate. In turn, the report reveals how executives are positioning their organizations to remain competitive in an increasingly globalized and complex operating environment.

One of the report’s key findings revealed that 49% of respondents will increase investment in supply chain related technology this year. The study also found that Best-in-Class firms are 50% more likely to have an executive position with end-to-end SCM responsibility. Read more here.