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Supply Chain Management

Your supply chain can be a powerful tool for driving growth and creating competitive advantage, enabling you to deliver the products your customers want faster and more cheaply than your competitors. Optimization requires a clear sense of what really matters to customers and a clear view of the cost/benefit trade-offs. Success means answering key questions such as these:

  • Is our supply chain aligned with our business strategy?

  • How should we manage the complexity of global distribution and logistics?

  • How can we better meet demand with lower inventory levels?

  • How can we optimize the end-to-end supply chain to improve performance?

Besides supply chain strategy and redesign, BCG supports all aspects of implementation, including pilot programs and ramp-up, evaluation of technology platforms, and third-party orchestration. We also look for “quick hits” that can deliver fast results in high-impact areas. Read More 


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Impact Stories

  • Purchasing and Distribution Improvements at a Food Bank Network
  • Learn how BCG partnered with a national food bank network to achieve major purchasing and distribution savings.
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  • Optimizing an Apparel Company's Supply Chain
  • Learn how BCG partnered with a large European apparel company to improve its supply chain and cut costs.
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  • Developing a Sourcing Strategy for Feeding America
  • Learn how BCG helped Feeding America identify ways to increase the efficiency of its food-sourcing program.
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Supply Chain Management Publications

  • Demand Forecasting: The Key to Better Supply-Chain Performance
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