The activities associated with dividing a business into subsets ('supply chains') of product/market combinations that have common needs. Supply chain segmentation is dependent upon product segmentation and market segmentation strategies and typically involves understanding product and market characteristics.
Supply Chain Segmentation Matrix
Supply Chain Segmentation Matrix template
. A tool for grouping, visualizing, structuring the analysis of a business and determining the supply chains required to meet customer expectations and strategic objectives. The matrix links the supply and demand:
Alternative methods include the Two-by-Two matrix.
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Note: Common inputs and outputs are listed in alphabetical order. Other inputs and outputs may be required to support varying use cases.