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Gartner Releases Supply Chain Top 25, Apple Leads For 7th Consecutive Year

Gartner Releases Supply Chain Top 25, Apple Leads For 7th Consecutive Year

By Chris Crum May 22, 2014

Gartner has released its 10th annual Supply Chain Top 25, and Apple is at the top of the list for the seventh year in a row. McDonald’s came in second for the second consecutive year. A couple of new companies …

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