Increased globalisation and new technologies like cloud, mobile computing and big data are transforming manufacturing supply chains. This new global research by IDC Manufacturing Insights uncovers some of the changing dynamics.
270 companies in high tech, automotive and consumer products were surveyed, including manufacturers in the UK, France, Germany, Brazil, China, Japan, South Korea and North America.The research aim was to find out if B2B integration directly influences supply chain performance. Some of the findings include:
- 49% of CPG companies say their customers are driving new B2B projects
- 40% of companies hadn’t integrated ERP and B2B platforms together
- 80% of Japanese manufacturers said that inventory reduction was a key benefit of B2B integration
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