Part I of this new hot topic report will help you assess the growth in the
level of strategic partnerships based on IGD’s Six step model of building supply
chain engagement in the last one year. It also addresses how the recession and
other macro-economic factors will affect the way supply chains compete, and
provides insight into how businesses are building the vision, focus and value
required to drive their strategic intent.
The second part of ‘Raising the impact of your collaboration’ will help you
identify the essential enablers, performance measures and practices you need to
embed in your business to improve your collaboration and improve your supply
The third and final part of ‘Raising the impact of your collaboration’ will
help you understand what is true collaboration, how best to identify joint
initiatives to deliver your strategy and what actions you need to take to build
the virtuous circle of collaboration along with some best practice examples to
This research will help you understand customer expectations of best-in-class
supplier capabilities and provide you a guide to developing a strategic supply
chain partnership with your best customers.
To grow your business with your trading partners, it’s crucial to structure
your supply chain to meet their needs.
Follow the nine simple steps in this guide to build a strategy that
strengthens your business partnerships and improves your profitability.
Includes worked examples and hints to help you understand and apply the
Tesco set up the Leading Edge Supplier Forum in 2007 to harness the wealth of
supplier expertise and knowledge and channel it into driving accelerated value
growth for Tesco and their supply base. Through a process of pro-active supply
chain engagement and an emphasis on action, the Forum has achieved breakthroughs
and cascaded industry best-practice.