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Managing supply-chain risk to ensure streamlined global operations (Review Report)

  • Publication Date:November 2007
  • Publisher:Datamonitor
  • Product Type: Report
  • Pages:57

Managing supply-chain risk to ensure streamlined global operations (Review Report)

This report combines all five briefs from the supply-chain risk management theme for Q4 2007. It looks at the issue of supply-chain risk management, the strategies being put in place by manufacturers to mitigate risk, and the technology implications for vendors.

Scope

  • Considers manufacturing from a global perspective based on a survey of 150 manufacturing companies.
  • Considers sales and operations planning, along with supply-chain analytics.

Highlights

Economic fluctuations also pose considerable risk to manufacturers with the issue receiving a relatively high ranking in the Business Trends survey. Factors such as exchange rate, wages levels, commodity prices and energy prices fluctuations constantly play on the minds of manufacturers.

Reasons to Purchase

  • Understand the full supply-chain risk management market including key business strategies.
  • Assess the opportunity for supply-chain risk management technology.
  • Overview
  • Catalyst
  • Summary
  • Methodology
  • Executive Summary
    • Introduction
    • Identifying Risk In The Manufacturing Supply-Chain (Market Focus)
    • Mitigating The Risk Of Supply-Chain Calamity (Strategy Focus)
    • The Supply-Chain Risk Management Solution Puzzle (Technology Focus)
    • Supply-Chain Analytics In The Us And Uk Manufacturing Industry (Databook)
  • Table Of Figures
  • Table Of Tables
    • Identifying Risk In The Manufacturing Supply-Chain (Market Focus)
    • Summary
    • Macroeconomic Risks Weigh Heavily On The Minds Of Manufacturers
    • Supply Chain Security Is Seen As The Most Important Risk For Manufacturers
    • Regulation Will Continue To Be A Concern For Manufacturers Around The World
    • There Is Risk Associated With An Increased Dependency On It
    • Security Is A Major Concern For Operational It Systems
    • The Possibility Of It Contract Lock-Ins Worries Some Manufacturers
    • It Continuity Is Critical For Operational Uptime
    • Economic Fluctuations Pose Considerable Direct And Indirect Risk For Manufacturers
    • The Least Risky Macroeconomic Element Is Political Developments
    • Globalization Carries With It Its Own Set Of Risks For Manufacturers
    • Expanding Production Into New Regions Is The Most Risky Globalization Strategy
    • There Is Also Considerable Risk Associated With Outsourcing To Low-Cost Regions
    • The Least Risk Associated With Globalization Is Sourcing From Low Cost Regions
    • A Number Of Risks Are Associated With Manufacturing Supply-Bases
    • Relying On A Small Supply-Base Is Inherently Risky
    • The Difficulty Of Managing A Large Supply-Base Creates Its Own Set Of Risks
    • Upstream Merger And Acquisition Activity Will Have Little Bearing On Manufacturers
    • Customer Dynamics Also Create Risk For Manufacturers
    • Managing A Large Customer-Base Is Seen As The Riskiest Element Of Customer Dynamics
    • Reliance Upon Small Customer-Base Is A Risky Strategy For Manufacturers
    • Downstream Merger And Acquisition Activity Is Seen As The Lowest Risk Element Of All Categories
    • Mitigating The Risk Of Supply-Chain Calamity (Strategy Focus)
    • Summary
    • Improving The Visibility Of Risk Is Critically Important For Manufacturers
    • Assessing Current Risk Builds Upon Supply-Chain Risk Visibility
    • Manufacturers Are Looking To Develop Strong Supply-Chain Reaction Capabilities
    • Developing Contingencies Is Critical To An Agile Supply-Chain Risk Management Strategy
    • Scenario Building And Modeling Is A Complex Form Of Contingency Planning That Can Yield Strong Benefits
    • Plan Execution Should Form A Core Component Of Contingency Strategies
    • Kpis And Reporting Form The Backbone Of Effective Supply-Chain Risk Management
    • Kpis Or Kris Will Need To Be Formulated To Ensure Continuous Supply-Chain Risk Management
    • Reporting On Kris And Other Supply-Chain Risk Dynamics Is Growing In Popularity
    • Linking Financial Metrics Will Be Key To Effective Management Of Supply-Chain Risk
    • Technology Requirements For Supply-Chain Risk Management Are Evolving
    • Supply-Chain Risk Management Solutions Should Integrate With Both Suppliers And Customers
    • Financial Aspects Of Supply-Chain Risk Management Solutions Will Need To Interact With Erp
    • Manufacturing Companies Still Have Numerous Disjointed Systems, Hampering Risk Management Efforts
    • The Supply-Chain Risk Management Solution Puzzle (Technology Focus)
    • Summary
    • Vendors Are Taking Different Approaches For The Supply-Chain Risk Management Market
    • The Business Intelligence Approach Focuses On Supply-Chain Risk Visibility
    • Sales And Operations Planning Is Helping Manufacturers With Contingency Planning Capabilities
    • There Remains A Role For Sourcing And Procurement Within The Supply-Chain Risk Management Market
    • Overall, Manufacturers Believe That Risk Management Solutions Are Adequate, But There Is A Caveat
    • Manufacturers Will Also Look To Services Vendors For Complex Implementations
    • Significant Hurdles To Adoption Of Supply-Chain Risk Management Solutions Remain
    • The Competitive Dynamics Within The Supply-Chain Risk Management Market Are Diverse
    • Manufacturers Will Mostly Look To Engage With Erp And Services Vendors
    • Different Vendors Have Different Priorities For Supply-Chain Risk Management
    • The Market For Supply-Chain Analytics Is Growing Quickly
    • Overall Growth Within The Supply-Chain Analytics Market Is Strong
    • Europe And North America Lead Investment In Supply-Chain Analytics Software
    • The Discrete Industry Represents The Biggest Opportunity For Supply-Chain Analytics Software
    • Automotive And Cpg Manufacturers Will Lead Discrete Investment In Supply-Chain Analytics Software
    • The Pharma And Food & Beverage Markets Will Be The Largest Investors In Supply-Chain Analytics Software
    • Chemical And Oil & Gas Manufacturers Will Invest Most Heavily In Supply-Chain Analytics Software
    • Supply-Chain Analytics In The Us Manufacturing Industry (Databook)
    • Introduction
    • Supply-Chain Analytics Software In The Us Manufacturing Industry 2006-12 ($M)
    • Supply-Chain Analytics Software In The Us By Manufacturing Industry Type 2006-12 ($M)
    • Supply-Chain Analytics Software In Us Discrete Manufacturing 2006-12 ($M)
    • Supply-Chain Analytics Software In Us Batch Manufacturing 2006-12 ($M)
    • Supply-Chain Analytics Software In Us Process Manufacturing 2006-12 ($M)
    • Supply-Chain Analytics In The Uk Manufacturing Industry (Databook)
    • Introduction
    • Supply-Chain Analytics Software In The Uk Manufacturing Industry 2006-12 ($M)
    • Supply-Chain Analytics Software In The Uk By Manufacturing Industry Type 2006-12 ($M)
    • Supply-Chain Analytics Software In Uk Discrete Manufacturing 2006-12 ($M)
    • Supply-Chain Analytics Software In Uk Batch Manufacturing 2006-12 ($M)
    • Supply-Chain Analytics Software In Uk Process Manufacturing 2006-12 ($M)
  • Appendix
    • Definitions
    • Methodology
    • Further Reading
    • Ask The Analyst
    • Datamonitor Consulting
    • Disclaimer
  • List Of Tables
    • Table 1: Supply-Chain Analytics Software In The Us Manufacturing Industry 2006-12 ($M)
    • Table 2: Supply-Chain Analytics Software In The Us By Manufacturing Industry Type 2006-12 ($M)
    • Table 3: Supply-Chain Analytics Software In Us Discrete Manufacturing 2006-12 ($M)
    • Table 4: Supply-Chain Analytics Software In Us Batch Manufacturing 2006-12 ($M)
    • Table 5: Supply-Chain Analytics Software In Us Process Manufacturing 2006-12 ($M)
    • Table 6: Supply-Chain Analytics Software In The Uk Manufacturing Industry 2006-12 ($M)
    • Table 7: Supply-Chain Analytics Software In The Uk By Manufacturing Industry Type 2006-12 ($M)
    • Table 8: Supply-Chain Analytics Software In Uk Discrete Manufacturing 2006-12 ($M)
    • Table 9: Supply-Chain Analytics Software In Uk Batch Manufacturing 2006-12 ($M)
    • Table 10: Supply-Chain Analytics Software In Uk Process Manufacturing 2006-12 ($M)
  • List Of Figures
    • Figure 1: Supply-Chain Security Heads The List Of Macroeconomic Supply-Chain Risks
    • Figure 2: Expanding Production Into New Regions Is Seen As The Most Risky Globalization Element
    • Figure 3: The Riskiest Supplier Dynamic Is Relying On A Small Supply-Base
    • Figure 4: Difficulty Managing A Large Customer Base Was Ranked The Riskiest Customer-Base Dynamic
    • Figure 5: Timeline For Focus On Supply-Chain Risk Visibility For 150 Manufacturers
    • Figure 6: Timeline For Focus On Supply-Chain Risk Assessment For 150 Manufacturers
    • Figure 7: Timeline For Focus On Supply-Chain Risk Contingency Planning For 150 Manufacturers
    • Figure 8: Timeline For Focus On Supply-Chain Risk Scenario Modeling For 150 Manufacturers
    • Figure 9: Timeline For Focus On Supply-Chain Key Risk Indicators For 150 Manufacturers
    • Figure 10: Timeline For Focus On Supply-Chain Risk Reporting For 150 Manufacturers
    • Figure 11: Proportion Of Surveyed Manufacturers Who Believe Scrm Solutions Have Adequate Functionality
    • Figure 12: Relative Supply-Chain Risk Priorities For Manufacturers
    • Figure 13: Scrm Vendor Engagement Preferences
    • Figure 14: Global Manufacturing Supply-Chain Analytics Software Growth 2006-12 ($M)
    • Figure 15: Global Manufacturing Supply-Chain Analytics Software Growth By Region 2006-12 ($M)
    • Figure 16: Global Manufacturing Supply-Chain Analytics Software Growth By Industry 2006-12 ($M)
    • Figure 17: Global Supply-Chain Analytics Software Growth By Discrete Industry 2006-12 ($M)
    • Figure 18: Global Supply-Chain Analytics Software Growth By Batch Industry 2006-12 ($M)
    • Figure 19: Global Supply-Chain Analytics Software Growth By Process Industry 2006-12 ($M)
    • Figure 20: Supply-Chain Analytics Software In The Us Manufacturing Industry 2006-12 ($M)
    • Figure 21: Supply-Chain Analytics Software In The Us By Manufacturing Industry Type 2006-12 ($M)
    • Figure 22: Supply-Chain Analytics Software In Us Discrete Manufacturing 2006-12 ($M)
    • Figure 23: Supply-Chain Analytics Software In Us Batch Manufacturing 2006-12 ($M)
    • Figure 24: Supply-Chain Analytics Software In Us Process Manufacturing 2006-12 ($M)
    • Figure 25: Supply-Chain Analytics Software In The Uk Manufacturing Industry 2006-12 ($M)
    • Figure 26: Supply-Chain Analytics Software In The Uk By Manufacturing Industry Type 2006-12 ($M)
    • Figure 27: Supply-Chain Analytics Software In Uk Discrete Manufacturing 2006-12 ($M)
    • Figure 28: Supply-Chain Analytics Software In Uk Batch Manufacturing 2006-12 ($M)
    • Figure 29: Supply-Chain Analytics Software In Uk Process Manufacturing 2006-12 ($M)
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