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16022 in procurement_and_supply_chain_infographic.v3


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Key trends in India's supply chain management sector

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16022 in procurement_and_supply_chain_infographic.v3

  1. 1. Supply Chain Management in India 3 TRENDS DRIVING Procurement and Supply Chain (P&SC) careers in India are set for a long-term boom. We look at key trends that will shape the industry in years to come.
  2. 2. TREND #1: E-commerce shows no sign of slowing down ONLINE SHOPPING Online shopping and mobile commerce is driving popularity of third-party logistics and last-mile delivery vendors who provide warehousing, transportation, inventory management, packaging, delivery tracking and freight-forwarding services. DELIVERY SOLUTIONS 3PL vendors are providing cost-efficient, end-to-end delivery solutions for everything from food, fashion, footwear, jewellery, beauty products, groceries and electronics. ECONOMIC BOOM Gross B2C transactions from India’s mobile and online shopping boom is estimated to top US$100 billion by 2020, a seven-fold increase*. B2B transactions are expected to hit US$700 billion in the same period. *Source: E-commerce in India: A game changer for the economy, 2016 study by Confederation of Indian industry
  3. 3. Sourcing and procurement activities can be streamlined across regions with better integration, resulting in economies of scale. Developing strategic relationships with vendors is also key as they directly impact the brand’s image. Any service delivery issue could harm the company’s reputation. TREND #2: Driving operational efficiency
  4. 4. HR MANAGER FACTORY MANAGER SERVICE DELIVERY MANAGER The Lean Supply Chain concept empowers managers and people leaders to make quick decisions across the entire organisation. This gives rise to matrix reporting lines within traditional supply chain set-ups that reduces waste, maximises efficiency and accelerates time to market. TREND #3: Emergence of ‘Lean Supply Chain’ concept