KPMG’s new report examines the continuing evolution of the strategies that manufacturers are deploying to drive value and performance across the enterprise.
As the survey reveals, explosive developments in technology, material science, advanced manufacturing and synergistic operating models are clearly beginning to redefine `the art of the possible’. As a result, the way manufacturing companies compete and succeed is changing.
The report reveals that manufacturers are focused on understanding product costs and profitability, exploring new collaborative business models to create competitive advantage and integrating the supply chain to improve visibility. It also discovers that the number one issue for UK companies is managing their supply chain, visibility, planning and execution.
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