The State Of Supply Chain Management – Statistics and Trends [Infographic]

Lisa Ross

Lisa Ross

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Did you know that 79% of companies with high-performing supply chains achieve revenue growth greater than the average within their industries whereas business with optimized supply chains have 15% lower supply chain costs , less than 50% of inventory holdings and 3X faster cash to cash cycles. Check out our infographic “The State of E-commerce supply chain management”  for latest statistics and trends.

The State of Supply Chain Managment – Statistics and Trends

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24.7% of supply chain professionals say that delivery costs are the biggest challenge for B2C e-commerce companies

57% of Businesses have poor visibility across their Supply Chain

30% of supply chain leaders highlighted the need to respond to customer mandates for faster, more accurate and unique fulfillment as a top business priority moving forward

Nearly two-thirds (63%) of companies do not use any technology to monitor their supply chain performance

81% of supply chain professionals say analytics will be important in reducing landed costs

50% of all manufacturing supply chains will be capable of direct-to-consumer shipments and home delivery by 2020

Businesses with optimal supply chains have 15% lower supply chain costs, less than 50% of the inventory holdings, and cash-to-cash cycles at least three times faster than those not focused on supply chain optimization

70% of supply chain officers believe supply chain will be a key driver of better customer service by 2020

73% of supply chains experienced pressure to improve and expand their delivery capabilities

Biggest B2C E-commerce Supply Chain Challenges

Challenges %age
Delivery Costs 24.7%
Managing Inventory Across Challenges 7.8%
Keeping Pace with Consumer Demand 6.5%
Streaming the Online Sales Process 6.5%
Delivery Options (Same Day Delivery, Scheduled Delivery etc) 6.5%
Working with logistics partner 2.6%
Coordinating Suppliers 1.3%
Others 14.3%


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