Supply Chain Planning Rapid Performance Assessment

10 hours
1 week
Quick process assessment

Supply chain planning professionals strive to be cost competitive and establish a supply chain that is responsive and resilient. 

Take a look at how your supply chain is performing against relevant peer groups by completing the Supply Chain Planning Rapid Performance Assessment and uncover opportunities for:

  • reducing inventory,
  • speeding up the cash-to-cash cycle time
  • total demand/supply planning costs
  • finished goods inventory turn rate
  • return on assets.

Metrics included in this assessment:

  • Cash-to-cash cycle time in days
  • Finished goods inventory days of supply
  • Finished goods inventory turns

All submissions to APQC's benchmarking database, both Open Standards Benchmarking and Rapid Performance Assessments, must be collected using APQC's easy-to-use Microsoft Excel data collection instruments. Please download a fresh copy of the assessment file from the menu above by clicking the “Download Survey to Start Assessment” button.

Each benchmarking assessment offers an Excel-based data collection tool consisting of the survey itself, the measures associated with the survey, the glossary terms needed to understand the survey, and a copy of the Process Classification Framework (PCF) relevant to the data collection instrument. The consolidated data collection tool is intended to simplify the collection of benchmarking data within your organization.

Once you have completed the data collection instrument, simply upload the file using APQC's secure file upload tool. Visit this URL to upload your file: If you are unable to connect to that web site, please contact the helpdesk for more information by sending an email to Please do not send privileged, confidential, or non-public data to APQC via email. Please contact the helpdesk on if you have any further questions.

APQC analysts will immediately begin validation of your submission.

Download Survey to Start Assessment