What is Gartner for Supply Chain?

Insights, guidance and tools to mitigate disruptions, drive growth and enable stronger performance that accelerates your supply chain transformation

How we support your priorities

Assess Your Current State

Benchmark against peers and diagnose improvement areas to achieve supply chain excellence that drives innovation.

Develop Your Strategic Plan

Identify and prioritize the right capabilities that align objectives across the end-to-end supply chain and enterprise.

Execute and Drive Change

Save time, avoid costs, mitigate risks and improve processes through proven tools, templates and peer examples.

Stay Ahead of the Curve

Keep up to date with the latest trends and what peers are doing with must-attend events and peer connections.

View sample engagement plans

Each sample engagement plan shows how a mix of expert guidance, tools, events and peer connections will help you put insight into action.

What’s included

Gartner's 120+ supply chain analysts and 60+ executive service partners share more than two decades' worth of experience and advise supply chain leaders like you everyday on their mission-critical priorities. Tap into our expert insights via one-on-one advisory conversations, research from the on-demand client portal and team strategy meetings.

View Gartner's coverage areas most relevant to your role:

Gartner conferences and other events cover today’s key issues and emerging trends. Learn from experts, get inspired by thought leaders, discover technology solutions and connect with peers to share ideas, lessons learned and best practices.

Gartner Supply Chain Symposium/Xpo™

8 – 10 May 2023 | Orlando, FL

Gartner Supply Chain Leaders Forum

7 – 9 May 2023 | Orlando, FL

Gartner Supply Chain Symposium/Xpo™

5 – 7 June 2023 | Barcelona, Spain

Gartner Supply Chain Planning Summit

30 – 31 October 2023 | London, U.K.

Gartner Supply Chain Planning Summit

29 – 30 November 2023 | Phoenix, AZ

Get access to a community of industry leaders who have the right experience to help. Follow peer-led discussions and polls on best practices, trending topics, technology ratings and reviews to support your mission-critical priorities.

Actionable insights. Global coverage.

Roles we support

  • Global Chief Supply Chain Officers
  • Chief Supply Chain Officer/Head of Supply Chain
  • Chief Procurement Officer
  • Sourcing and Procurement Leader
  • Supply Chain Planning Leader
  • Quality Management Leader
  • Logistics Leader
  • Manufacturing Strategy and Operations Leader
  • Supply Chain IT Leader
  • Customer Fulfillment and Collaboration Leader

Industries we serve

  • Consumer Goods
  • Healthcare (IDN)
  • High Tech
  • Industrial
  • Manufacturing and Chemicals
  • Oil & Gas
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Retail

What are the benefits?

Better Decision Making

Make the business case to invest in real-time analytics and digital solutions to execute decisions faster.

Strategic Digitalization

Define and implement a digital transformation roadmap that's aligned to the business and supply chain strategy.

Resiliency and Agility

Identify best practices and leverage tools to quickly transform and develop your risk management strategy.

Sustainable Operations

Increase the maturity of sustainability initiatives by understanding concepts, prioritizing investment and delivering early wins.

How Gartner clients have achieved success


Johnson & Johnson
140,000+ employees
Kathy Wengel
Chief Global Supply Chain Officer 

  • Focused the supply chain ecosystem on patient and consumer outcomes
  • Put in place advanced digital sensing
  • Deepened partnerships with R&D and commercial colleagues to plan for future resilience


Princes Group
Food & Beverage
7,000+ employees
Ian Rooney
Supply Chain Director

  • Increased focus on sales and operations planning
  • Put better foundations in place to manage volitility
  • Building a 3-to-5-year supply chain strategy


Ralph Lauren
Apparel & Fashion
22,000+ employees
Halide Alagöz
EVP, Chief Product Officer

  • Built and managed supply chain strategy
  • Received insights and hindsights into various supply chain industry trends
  • Leveraged research-driven data and analytics to create the right influence to drive change 


Software Development
26,000+ employees
John Kern
SVP, Supply Chain Operations

  • Improved operations through industry insights and trends
  • Established relationships with the supply chain peer community
  • Gained learnings and adopted best practices through peer networking

Drive stronger performance on your mission-critical priorities.