The ranking was revealed by Gartner, at its recently concluded annual Supply Chain Executive Conference, which was held in Phoenix, US.
Mourad Tamoud, executive vice president, global supply chain operations, Schneider Electric, said: “We are really honoured to have moved up five places from our ranking of #17 last year. Our Tailored, Sustainable and Connected 4.0 Supply Chain strategy is gaining traction, and our customers, our partners collaborate and support our vision.”
“We believe this new ranking recognises our commitment to the continuous digital transformation in the company’s supply chain and the strong contribution of our employees to our growth,” he said.
Tamoud continued: “We will continue to deploy our EcoStruxure solutions powering our factories, distribution centres and buildings with speed as proof of their benefit to customers, and focus on being innovative in our use of technology and analytics for real-time insights end-to-end throughout our supply chain, to achieve better customer satisfaction.”
“Being a responsible business, our supply chain also aims to deliver on our sustainability ambitions in terms of care for our planet,” he added.
For 2017, Schneider Electric’s Global Supply Chain Operations comprising 207 manufacturing plants in 44 countries and 98 distribution centres, saw its 86,000-strong workforce manage over 260,000 references and process over 150,000 order lines daily, it stated.
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