Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, announced it has been ranked 11th in The Gartner Supply Chain Top 25 for 2019.
The Group also won the 2019 Industrial Manufacturing Supply Chainnovator Award in Gartner’s 2019 Supply Chainnovator Awards** which “recognizes unconventional, innovative and high-impact supply chain initiatives in the industrial manufacturing sector.” Gartner announced these awards during its Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference 2019 in Phoenix, Arizona in the United States.*
“We are really overjoyed that we have improved our position again this year on The Gartner Supply Chain Top 25 rankings. We believe our transformation efforts in the supply chain are progressing well and that this really gives our team the inspiration to push forward on our Tailored, Sustainable and Connected 4.0 Supply Chain program, together with our partners for our customers. We see the Industrial Manufacturing Supply Chainnovator award as a recognition for our People Strategy supporting this digital transformation which spans our entire workforce. This is especially significant for us as our People are the cornerstone in our supply chain”, said Mourad Tamoud, Executive Vice President, Schneider Electric Global Supply Chain.
As of 2018, Schneider’s Global Supply Chain Operations comprising of 200 manufacturing plants in 46 countries and 98 distribution centres, saw its 86,000-strong workforce manage over 260,000 references and process over 150,000 order lines daily.
According to Gartner in its Supply Chain Top 25 announcement, “three key trends stand out this year for supply chain leaders that are accelerating their capabilities, separating them further from the rest of the pack: personalization at scale, leveraging ecosystems & driving business-led digital strategies.”