Gartner announced the rankings of the 2016 Supply Chain Top 25, which was held in Phoenix, Arizona, in the United States. Unilever tops the ranking, followed by McDonald’s, Amazon, Intel and H&M. The new entrants in the top 25 are, Schneider Electric, BASF and BMW, with HP and GlaxoSmithKline rejoining the list after an absence of several years.
Apple and P&G continued to qualify for the Masters category, which Gartner introduced in 2015 to recognise sustained supply chain leadership over the last 10 years. The Master category is separate from the overall Supply Chain Top 25 list.