The RightChain™ methodology answers the most important questions in supply chain strategy

Phase I
ASSESSMENT

PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT
How does my supply chain performance
compare with my business strategy and industry norms?
Where and how large are the gaps?
What's the value added for closing the gaps?

PRACTICE ASSESSMENT
How does my supply chain practice
compare with my business strategy and industry norms?
Where and how large are the gaps?
What's the value added for closing the gaps?

PROJECT ASSESSMENT
What time, resources and investment are required to close the gaps?
Is there sufficient return on investment to move forward on one or more initiatives?
What is the best project plan to move forward?

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Phase II
DESIGN

MISSION and METRICS
What metrics and targets define our success?
What supply chain service strategy makes us successful?

SUPPLY
What level of inventory should we carry and where?
Who should we source from and in what quantities?

LOGISTICS
What transportation nodes, modes, and loads optimize our supply chain?
What warehouse configurations optimize our supply chain?

SUPPORT
What activities should we outsource and to whom?
What level and type of technologies best support our supply chain?

MANAGEMENT
How should our supply chain be organized and developed?
What planning methodology optimizes our supply chain?

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Phase III
IMPLEMENTATION

What vendors are best suited to provide technology and
outsourced services for our supply chain?
What contract form and terms create a win-win relationship
between us and our supply chain service providers?

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Phase IV
SUPPORT

What on-going analytics, education, and facilitation
are required to sustain our gains and
keep our supply chain strategy optimized our business strategy?

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Frazelle's Framework of Supply Chain Strategy

 

RightChain™ Framework

 

RightChain™ Meta Model