BOSTON, Aug. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, today announced it has been ranked #1 in the 2020 Gartner Supply Chain Top 25: Europe Top 15 (June 2020).
For many years Schneider Electric has given priority to the digitalization of its supply chain. The Group launched the Tailored Sustainable Connected Supply Chain 4.0 program to create a customized, sustainable and connected Supply Chain from end to end - across procurement, manufacturing, planning and delivery pillars.
"Our network of suppliers, smart factories sites and distribution centers have adopted digital processes and tools to improve our energy consumption, our product quality and cost. During the past months where the supply chain was heavily disrupted, these digital capabilities developed over the past few years allowed us to go through these turbulences with resilience and agility to serve our customers. This recognition is taken with humility and encouragement to pursue and accelerate our digital transformation journey. I want to thank Schneider Electric teams that made it possible and tell them how proud I am for the results achieved so far," said Stéphane Poittevin, Senior Vice President Global Supply Chain Europe at Schneider Electric.
As of 2019, Schneider's Global Supply Chain Operations comprising of 200 manufacturing plants in 44 countries and 97 distribution centres, saw its 86,000-strong workforce manage over 291,000 references and process over 150,000 order lines daily.
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