Supply Chain Mapping: Is It Important? Poll Results | B2BE

Supply chain mapping: is it important?

Supply Chain Mapping: Is It Important? Poll Results | B2BE Blog

Poll results

In our most recent LinkedIn poll, we asked our social media followers if supply chain mapping is important.

Supply chain mapping: what we found

Yes, it’s essential – 83%

This resounding response is both striking and informative, with an overwhelming 83% of respondents firmly affirming that supply chain mapping is essential.

This result indicates that businesses recognise its transformative potential in enhancing overall supply chain performance. This emphasis on mapping reflects a proactive approach to staying competitive, resilient, and aligned with modern demands. By embracing this practice, organisations can unravel complexities and optimise processes. As well as creating a more responsive, transparent, and efficient supply chain ecosystem. Ultimately, the resounding “yes, it’s essential” response signifies a collective recognition of supply chain mapping as a cornerstone for achieving operational excellence and strategic success.

Somewhat important – 8%

It’s noteworthy that 8% of participants indicated that it is “somewhat important.” This diverse range of perspectives underscores the varying degrees to which businesses perceive the significance of it within their operational strategies.

For these organisations, there is an opportunity to further understand how supply chain mapping can align with their goals. By exploring the ways in which mapping can address their unique operational needs, these businesses can uncover the potential advantages that might not have been immediately apparent. As supply chains change, people may further realise that mapping is important for growth, resilience, and competitiveness.

Not that important – 8%

A notable 8% of respondents expressed that it is “not that important” within the context of their business operations. While the majority of respondents valued supply chain mapping to varying degrees, this response sheds light on a subset of businesses that may perceive different priorities or factors influencing their perception of mapping’s significance.

For these businesses, there may be potential to explore how supply chain mapping can still align with their goals. Extensive mapping might not be suitable for their specific circumstances. However, adopting some level of mapping practice can provide valuable insights and help address areas of concern. As the business landscape continues to evolve, reassessing the relevance of supply chain mapping periodically is important. Particularly as it can provide new perspectives on its potential advantages and how they can contribute to overall operational success.

Unsure – 0%

Finally, it’s notable that no respondents indicated being “unsure” about the significance of this practice. This result suggests that the concept of supply chain mapping is well-understood and carries a certain level of awareness among the respondents, even if they hold differing viewpoints on its importance.

The absence of an “unsure” response indicates that the majority of participants had a clear stance on whether it holds importance for their business operations. This level of clarity in responses reflects a certain level of familiarity with the concept and its potential benefits within the context of supply chain management.

More information

B2BE’s experience in the supply chain sector allows our customers to build, expand and adapt successfully, enabling greater effectiveness. To engage with B2BE and offer feedback on what matters most to you and your business, make sure to follow us on LinkedIn and across social media. You can also vote in our latest LinkedIn poll. If you’d like to discuss your supply chain strategy, get in touch with us.

Retour en haut