Wondering what leading B2B supply chain trends will be over the next few years? Overall, global supply chain professionals expect more impacts on supply chains by 2025.
See the image above for details on how great of an impact professionals anticipate for each of these trends.
Supply chain professionals see big data and digitalization as more impactful now than in 2021. Process standardization rounds out the top three trends.
The reason for the emphasis on data? Supply chain operations involve more and more data. The amount of data now exceeds the capabilities of human processes.
Also, the pandemic response prompted more companies to take action on digitalization for the first time.
Therefore, we anticipate more companies will build a triangle of capabilities in big data, digitalization, and process standardization in the next few years. Where does your company fit on the data and digitalization continuum?
This data, fresh from 2022 shows what’s on the minds of supply chain professionals right now! These top 12 trends come from the eighth annual APQC survey of global supply chain professionals.
The survey looks at supply chain management priorities, challenges, performance, and trends. Representatives from 24 industries responded, most of them in the B2B sector, and 10.3% in industrial products manufacturing.
How do the survey results compare to what you think about leading B2B supply chain trends?
Image source: Statista