The Transformation Mindset

How Manufacturers are Balancing Profitability and Efficiency with Sustainability


Midsize manufacturers are constantly evolving in the ways they measure, manage, and improve their business processes, especially through digitalization. However, their objectives have largely stayed the same. Increasing efficiency, reducing costs, fending off competitors, and seeking new markets continue to be top of mind. And these objectives are becoming more critical as manufacturers introduce new business models, such as equipment as a service.

A new survey from the SAP Insights research center shows that senior manufacturing leaders are adjusting their approach to operate more sustainably and mitigate risks more proactively. Respondents also revealed the priorities, opportunities, and threats that they’re considering now and for the near future, as well as their transformation plans for improving their profitability and competitiveness.

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