In these companies, SCM consists of appeals to cut costs to improve profits. However, without executing preparatory processes from earlier chapters, disappointment should be expected. That said, a quick payback — even a local one — could spark and sustain interest in a longer project. However, preparatory work need not take forever. To move the process forward quickly, conceptual design in Chapter 12, internal alignment in Chapter 13 and enlistment of partners in Chapter 14 can proceed on a fast track for high-priority or obviously broken processes.