The case for inventory excellence rests upon its enablement of optimized supply chain performance. This research provides supply chain planning leaders with actionable insights on their important leadership role to drive both rigorous practices and organizational alignment to develop this capability.

The report is designed to help supply chain planning professionals overcome three distinct challenges to successfully navigate the journey toward inventory excellence.

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By Paul Lord, 25 March 2021

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