Tompkins International was selected as a top supply chain firm offering multiple services, strategy, and operations consulting by Gartner.

Raleigh, NC February 25, 2016

Tompkins International was recently recognized by Gartner in their Market Guide for Supply Chain Strategy & Operations Consulting report. The report discusses supply chain strategy consulting services by specialist, Michael Dominy, Dana Stiffler, and Greg Aimi. The Market Guide was created for guidance when a company is searching for a supply chain strategy or operations consulting firm.

Tompkins International was selected as a supply chain firm that offers multiple services, strategy, and operations consulting. As a specialist provider offering multiple services Tompkins International focuses on multiple industries, regions, and functional areas. There are thousands of supply chain consulting firms, "I am honored Tompkins International was selected by Gartner as a top elite supply chain consulting firm," Jim Tompkins, CEO, Tompkins International.

Supply chain operations consulting is a subset of business operations consulting, which Gartner defines as: "transformation advisory services for all business operations in an organization across all industries. These include process re-engineering, improvement, optimization, and standardization aligned with business strategy." Supply chain and operations consulting is focused in industries that are highly dependent on the management of inventory, logistics, or manufacturing operations such as industrial manufacturing, consumer products, retail, life sciences, high-tech, natural resources, and, oil and gas producers. Gartner’s list is intended to provide more understanding of the market and its offerings.

Tompkins International ranked top in Gartner's report for, supply chain strategy development, supply chain network design, sales & operations planning (S&OP), and the logistics process with a focus on third party logistics (3PL). Tompkins International was also highly noted for wide geographical recognition including, North America, Western Europe, China, Japan, and the Asia Pacific region. "We are happy to be recognized for our supply chain strategy strengths not only in the United States but throughout the world, we are both a local and an international firm, experienced in all supply chain needs with no boundaries attached," Jim Tompkins.    

One of the recommendation included in Gartner's Market Guide was, "choose the right supply chain strategy and operations consulting provider for your organization based on what you are trying to accomplish and the particular situation you're facing. For example, there are instances when a global firm with a portfolio of services is the best choice for supply chain strategy and operations projects and other times when there would be a more appropriate choice. For example, if you need help with one function in one geography, a specialist might be a better option."

Tompkins International received additional strong marks in, industry discrete, consumer goods, retail, life sciences, high-tech, and distributors / wholesalers.

About Tompkins International:
A supply chain consulting and implementation firm that maximizes supply chain performance and value creation. We enable clients to be more profitable and valuable, while also becoming more agile, flexible, and adaptive to the marketplace. Tompkins collaborates with client teams to develop improved operations strategies, supply chain planning, and execution across all the Mega Processes of supply chains (PLAN-BUY-MAKE-MOVE-DISTRIBUTE-SELL). Tompkins is headquartered in Raleigh, NC and has offices throughout North America and in Europe and Asia. For more information, visit:

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