Which industries lead in supply chain performance?

Automotive

Leading automotive companies achieve lowest EBIT margins with highest inventory turns and strong delivery performance. The performance gap between the Leaders and Laggards is quite small, signalling that the industry has already adopted mature supply chain practices. Read more
 

Automotive
 

Chemicals and Process industry

Leaders achieve average EBIT margins with high inventory turns and strong delivery performance, The supply chain performance gap between the Leaders and Laggards is the smallest with Leaders focusing on continuous improvements in production efficiency and inventory management — coupled with process simplification — to drive down costs. Read more

Chemicals and Process industry
 

Industrial
products

The leading industrial product companies achieve high EBIT margins despite low inventory turns and low delivery performance. The marked gap between the supply chain performance of the Leaders and Laggards represents a big opportunity for Laggards to improve their financial results Read more
 

Industrial products
 

Pharmaceuticals and Life Sciences

Leaders achieve average EBIT margins with high inventory turns and excellent delivery performance. The gap between the Leaders and Laggards is relatively low when it comes to EBIT margins and delivery performance but relatively high when it comes to inventory turns. Read more
 

Pharmaceuticals and Life Sciences
 

Retail and Consumer goods

The leading retail and consumer goods companies achieve average EBIT margins with highest number of inventory turns and best delivery performance.The supply chain performance gap between the Leaders and Laggards is about average, but Laggards have a major opportunity to improve their inventory turns and delivery performance. Read more

Retail and Consumer goods
 

Technology and Telecom

Leaders achieve best EBIT margins with fewest inventory turns and average delivery performance. There’s a bigger gap between the EBIT margins of the Leaders and the Laggards than there is in any other industry, but their inventory turns and delivery performance are relatively similar. Read more
 

Technology and Telecom