Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, has announced it has been ranked No.7 in Gartner’s 2017 Supply Chain Top15 for Europe. This is the third year in a row that Schneider Electric has been among the top 10 in the Europe rankings.
“We feel it is an honour for Schneider Electric to be among the top 10 in Europe again. We believe this ranking recognises the relentless efforts of our employees, and their individual contribution to our strong focus on customer-centricity and growth, as we continue to move from strength to strength in the digital transformation of our supply chain,” said Mourad Tamoud, executive vice president, Global Supply Chain Operations, Schneider Electric.
“Our Tailored Supply Chain is now becoming even more tailored, sustainable and connected to suppliers and customers, so that we can deliver an advanced and tailored customer experience through the deployment of our very own EcoStruxure solutions, and with speed and innovation in this increasingly digitised industrial world. We continue to empower our teams through technology and analytics for real-time insights, to speed up decision-making and ultimately deliver beyond customer expectations. Through digitisation, we continue to make strides to optimise our efficiency in our operations to deliver great performance, and to accelerate more game-changing transformation outcomes,” he said.
The rankings for Europe were announced by Gartner at its annual Supply Chain Executive Conference in London, UK earlier this week. According to Gartner, “in line with the Global Supply Chain Top 25, the top trends that emerged across leading European supply chains were digital experimentation, speed to adaptability and a focus on sustainability.”
Schneider also ranked No. 17 in Gartner’s worldwide rankings
Earlier this May, Schneider was ranked No.17 on Gartner’s Supply Chain Top 25 for 2017 in its worldwide list of top supply chain performers announced at its US conference. Gartner’s annual rankings identify supply chain leaders and highlight their best practices.
Throughout 2016, Schneider’s EUR 11 billion Global Supply Chain Operations comprising some 200 manufacturing plants in over 40 countries and 100 distribution centres, saw its 85,000-strong workforce manage over 350,000 references and process over 130,000 order lines daily.