Gartner Ranks McDonald’s as Top Supply Chain


McDonald’s supply chain earned a #2 ranking in Gartner’s 2013 Supply Chain Top 25.

The report observes that “McDonald’s stands out with strong new product launch capabilities, excellence in execution consistency coupled with a recent re-emphasis on a strong customer experience, advanced demand sensing and forecasting capabilities across geographies, and an impressive supplier collaboration framework and philosophy that underpins its “never-stockout” mindset.”

The #2 ranking was based key operating metrics for the industry leader which included:

  • ROA: 15.8%
  • Inventory Turns: 147.5
  • Rev Growth: 5.9%

SCA Technologies is proud to help McDonald’s  leverage its supply chain as a strategic competitive advantage.