Tuesday, December 10, 2013

SEGMENTATION

Some firms realize that cost-based analyses only do so much—and leave much unanswered, including the shortcomings in being able to truly track costs directly to parts of the business and to customers.  Those approaches do not adequate to address product or customer portfolios, inventory yield, omnichannel, inconsistent performance, and other important issues, The supply chain, no matter how defined, touches every part of their businesses, both external and internal.  Value based supply chain segmentation presents a way to better understand and to assess the business.