Purchasing & Supply Chain Megatrends

Megatrends analysis allows a rating of an organisation's current performance to be compared with a competitor's performance, industry norms or world class best practice. This defines the 'gap' in performance and drives action planning.

Traditional Practice   Best Practice
Older Processing
                   
0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Total Supply Chain Management
Lowest Price
                   
0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Total Acquisition Cost
Many Suppliers
                   
0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Few Suppliers
'Shopping'
                   
0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Long Term Contracts
Vendor Adversaries
                   
0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Vendor Partners
Control
                   
0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Controlled Enablement
Isolated Processes
                   
0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Integrated Processes
Organisational Silos
                   
0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Cross-Functional Teams