Increased globalization into markets like Mexico and Indonesia, combined with newer technologies such as cloud, mobile and big data are driving manufacturing supply chain transformation. This global research outlines some of the changing dynamics.
IDC Manufacturing Insights surveyed 270 companies in high tech, automotive and consumer products. The study included manufacturing hubs in North America, Brazil, China, France, Germany, Japan, South Korea and the UK, and looked to establish whether B2B integration has a direct influence on 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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