Top 25 Supply Chain Companies Redefining Excellence in 2023


In the ever-evolving landscape of global commerce, supply chains play a pivotal role in shaping business success. As we step into 2023, these complex networks of interconnected processes and resources are facing unprecedented challenges, as well as exciting opportunities. The disruptions caused by the pandemic, the rise of e-commerce, sustainability imperatives, and technological advancements have profoundly impacted the way businesses manage their supply chains.

Supply chain management is an essential part of any business. It is the backbone that ensures the smooth flow of goods and services from production to delivery. In today’s fast-paced world, companies need to have efficient and effective supply chains to stay ahead of the competition.

Supply chains, once relegated as “steady hands on the wheel, below deck and out of sight,” have now taken a prominent position, guiding businesses through sustainability challenges, escalating customer demands, and constant disruptions. Our research reveals that modern supply chains excel in fulfilling their organization’s purpose by:

  • Embracing Expanded Responsibilities: Today’s supply chains extend their reach across a widening ecosystem, collaborating with various stakeholders to drive collective success.
  • Enabling Swift Stabilization: Differentiated supply chains empower leaders to quickly recover after external shocks, fostering resilience in a volatile world.
  • Providing Transparency on Sustainability Performance: These supply chains prioritize environmental and social sustainability, offering visibility and openness in their responsible practices.
  • Prioritizing Digital Literacy and Agility: Top-performing supply chains invest in digital skills and adaptability, leveraging technology to gain a competitive edge in a digitally-driven landscape.

As supply chains rise to the forefront, they emerge as crucial drivers, steering businesses towards sustainable growth and success in a complex and ever-evolving environment.

This blog is dedicated to celebrating the top 25 supply chain companies that stand head and shoulders above the rest in 2023. As pillars of innovation and efficiency, these industry leaders have meticulously crafted supply chains that set new benchmarks for success in an ever-changing world. Amidst the trials posed by the pandemic, the disruptive force of e-commerce, and the pressing call for sustainability, these companies have risen to the occasion, capitalizing on transformative technologies and forward-thinking strategies.

The list includes companies that have demonstrated excellence in supply chain management and have set the standard for others to follow.

1.Schneider Electric
2.Cisco Systems
4.Johnson & Johnson
11.The Coca-Cola Company
19.Dell Technologies
21.HP Inc.
22.AB InBev

Input from: The Gartner supply chain top 25 rankings are derived from financial and corporate social responsibility metrics and community opinion (defined below). Scores across these dimensions are aggregated and weighted into a total composite score.