NEW YORK, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US was named a leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Supply Chain Management Consulting Services 2014 report. According to the report, "clients perceive PwC to be among the most capable firms at helping them expand supply chains into new geographies, manage supply chain risk, drive supply chain innovation through the organization, create a more effective supply chain, and leverage supply chain talent."
"In the pursuit for growth, businesses are reinventing operations and their supply chains to remain fit today and relevant tomorrow," said Mark Strom, Global and US Advisory Operations Consulting Leader, PwC. "At PwC, we view the supply chain as a strategic asset – and one that can be a source of competitive advantage. This recognition by IDC reflects PwC's ability to provide an innovative approach to the supply chain through our industry, functional and technology depth of capabilities, as well as our capabilities to address the ever-evolving, complex regulatory and tax environments."
The IDC MarketScape report states that "PwC is also regarded among the best firms at challenging corporate culture, delivering value-creating innovation, integrating its project team with the clients', and supporting business change across the organization."
"Drawing on the broad range of functional skills in our consulting business, PwC is helping clients drive transformation to create competitive advantage and grow profitably," said Randy Browning, US Advisory Consulting and Markets Leader, PwC. "We're committed to helping organizations with their most pressing business priorities from strategy through execution."
According to the IDC MarketScape's analysis, "PwC is seen as the most capable of all firms at helping enterprises comply with supply chain regulations, integrating appropriate analytics into an engagement, and providing the necessary spectrum of business consulting services."
PwC helps organizations develop and implement supply chain strategies that balance flexibility and cost goals while delivering superior performance and competitive advantage. For more information about PwC's capabilities, visit: www.pwc.com/consulting
About IDC MarketScape IDC MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor's position within a given market. IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of vendors can be meaningfully compared. The framework also provides buyers with a 360-degree assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors.
Source: IDC, IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Supply Chain Management Business Consulting Services 2014 Vendor Assessment, by Cushing Anderson and Simon Ellis, September 2014, IDC # #250614
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