Supply Chain Metrics & KPIs

Metrics and KPIs for modern supply chain operations

KPI Examples - Supply Chain

Give your data purpose so you can effectively manage your supply chain metrics.

Manufacturing is the backbone to most of what we take for granted. But as anyone working in the manufacturing industry knows, there is a lot of work that goes into ensuring everything goes smoothly.

Managing all the moving parts in your supply chain can be a logistical nightmare unless you have access to the right KPIs and metrics. You need to track the current status of shipments, monitor inventory levels and ensure that all orders you ship are completely accurate. Use these supply chain KPIs and metrics to ensure that your operations are always running smoothly.

Best supply chain metrics to monitor

Many industry leading companies track these measures to monitor the health of their business:

  • On-time delivery
  • Inventory to sales ratio (ISR)
  • Slow moving stock
  • Inventory carrying rate
  • Stock rotations
  • Freight cost per tonne shipped
  • Days sales of inventory (DSI)
  • Perfect order delivery rate
  • Months on hand
  • Supplier on-time delivery
Supply Chain KPI Examples | Carrying Cost of Inventory

Carrying Cost of Inventory

Measure how much it costs to carry inventory.

Supply Chain KPI Examples | Inventory Turnover

Inventory Turnover

Measure how many times a year your organization is able to sell your entire inventory.

Supply Chain KPI Examples | Order Tracking

Order Tracking

Monitor the current status and accuracy of orders that are being shipped to your customers.

Supply Chain KPI Examples | Inventory to Sales Ratio

Inventory to Sales Ratio

Measure the amount of inventory you are carrying compared to the number sales order being fulfilled.

Supply Chain KPI Examples | Units Per Transaction

Units Per Transaction

Measure the number of units purchased in each transaction.

Supply Chain KPI Examples | Rate of Return

Rate of Return

Measure the rate at which shipped items are returned to you.

Supply Chain KPI Examples | Percentage of Out of Stock Items

Percentage of Out of Stock Items

Measures the number of items that are out of stock at the time a customer places an order and compares that to a baseline or target value.

Supply Chain KPI Examples | Order Status

Order Status

Tracks the real-time status of all orders and categorizes them based on the action taken, such as "On Hold" or "Shipped."

Supply Chain KPI Examples | Inventory Accuracy

Inventory Accuracy

Measures the accuracy of your inventory by taking a headcount of items in stock and comparing it to what's recorded in your database.

Supply Chain KPI Examples | Back Order Rate

Back Order Rate

Measures how many orders are unable to be filled at the time a customer places them.

Supply Chain KPI Examples | Perfect Order Rate

Perfect Order Rate

Measures how many orders you ship to customers without any incidents.

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