Charts & Infographics

Charts & Infographics

Here are some of our most popular insights for you to download and use in your own presentations and in-house reports. Please credit SCM World when using our data.

Transformation & Talent Management

Data from our Future of Supply Chain survey 2015 shows the diverse range of skills that will be required from a supply chain executive by 2020.

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Supply Chain Risk Management

Over the next three years, commodity price volatility has been identified as the biggest area for concern within the supply chain community. This chart ranks other major and minor causes for concern.

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Sustainability & Supply Chain Integrity

Investing in sustainability initiatives might always be seen as the right thing to do, but this chart shows which areas of investment are also expected to generate financial payback.

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Customer Centricity & Demand Management

In our Future of Supply Chain survey 2015, respondents indicated where they’ll be investing over the next 18 months to help address demand volatility. This chart ranks the most critical areas worth investing in.

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Globalisation & New Markets

China? The United States? Vietnam? This chart shows where companies are planning to add or reduce supply chain jobs geographically in the next three years.

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Digital Demand & Omnichannel

This chart shows where and how respondents to our annual Future of Supply Chain survey are planning to invest in omnichannel initiatives over the next three years. Returns is indicated as the area most likely to have no investments planned, despite omnichannel leaders investing heavily here (according to our recent Customer Centricity report).

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Design for Profitability

For innovation leaders to flourish, an integrated organisation that brings three key functions together is required. This chart presents an organisational maturity model for design for profitability and underlines the need for often siloed functions to work together as equal partners in an orchestrated NPDL process.

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Sourcing & Supplier Management

The power of procurement: this chart ranks the ways in which sourcing/procurement is expected to generate the most business value over the next 18 months.

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Manufacturing & Production Operations

As businesses plan for and build the workforce of tomorrow, this infographic shows how changes in manufacturing are driving a need for different skillsets within the workforce.

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End-to-end Supply Chain

This infographic shows how to align functional approaches to supply chain with overall strategy. Metrics are likely to change by function, but each area can use the same theme to prioritise what will drive the largest impact for the overall programme plan.

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S&OP and integrated Business Planning (IBP)

There are a range of tactics supply chain can draw on to add value as part of the planning process. This chart sets out the tactics most widely in use today, what’s planned in the next 18 months and the degree to which technology has been applied to automate the work.

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