Hello, the reader as we know there is a wide range of challenges that can impact on supply chain and it is this complexity that leads companies to make the mistake that customer frustration the process and technology to support distribution requirement, planning, and material, transportation, costs are common points for the organization.
A Supply chain simply sequence of the process in product distribution.
Supply chain management comes with strategic plans to manage all resource that improve how a company finds raw material & processes them into a product or service to be delivered the customer.
There are many stages of a process like planning process, a supplier of raw material, manufacturing, delivery and return phase.
Good supply chain management, while praiseworthy, does not constitute supply chain management without a concurrent effort to manage the rest of the aspect of delivering products to the customer.
This approach, developed is here and it will enable a manufacturing operation to better manage supply chain ultimately improving customer satisfaction levels while reducing overall cost.
Do you know the value of your customer? Information that you may already hold can tell you a lot about your customer.
Many believe that supply chain starts with warehouse and ends when products have been delivered to the customer.
This simply is not true and is symptomatic of the delivery mindset that unenlightened retailer have.
The success of every company dependent its ability to create product and service that address unmet customer needs facts and information must be accurate and organized in order to give you a complete view of your customer.
More important than ensuring product are stock on the shelves is that those products are desirable by your customer actually want and which ones they do not part of your supply chain management strategy.
Effective transportation is a part of supply chain and transportation is an expensive and emission onerous process.
Making it an ideal target overlooks the important of transportation management.
First, we should focus on how and when to get raw material, intermediate product and finished goods from their respective origins to their destination.
Transportation services are the essential trait union between all of the elements of the supply chain.
Cost efficient logistics management, an organization must lay the foundation for responsive, economical transportation network an organization able to implements major strategic changes to reduce costs and increase customer service level with little disruption to the overall supply chain flow.
Effective communication is the key to any successful business.
Supplier personnel who are able to consistently and effectively communicate with their employee &customer base enjoy the stronger relationship and increase sales success.
Communication with your employee and customer in a clear and concise manner that defines organization goal and the method to achieve those goals.
A supplier is defining as the person or organization that provides a product or service to another business.
The supplier needs to be part of your strategic plan since almost every company whether its product or service oriented is dependent on suppliers. Many business owners seem to get this supplier issue backward.
They think that because they write the order. They are in the dominant position and can exploit it with unreasonable demand including personal perks.
Finding a reliable and competitively priced supplier is vital to the success of your business.
You can make a strong business relationship with your supplier, through good negotiation and collaboration, management and performance review skills.
Sales and operation planning is the very efficiency of your supply chain &the profitability of your business rely on your sales and operation plan.
Your plan determines your success in meeting customer demand and putting all your resource to work in synchronizing supply meet demand. Sales and operation planning is a vital synchronization tool in supply chain management.
Sales and operation planning together ties your operational plan with your strategic business plans, providing a holistic view of demand, supply, and finance so that you can literally plan to profit.
Sales and operational planning cannot be completed effectively without reliable & accurate information.
The supply and operational team must have up to date the information regarding future time-phased demand, productions capability, inventory status, and any limitation on resource availability such as warehouse spaces, transportation capabilities, limits on cash or credit, and their influence on each other and overall company result.
The supply and operational planning system of consolidation accurate data are crucial for successful supply chain management.
Demand forecasting is used in supply chain design, planning as well as in operation.
Companies have built supply chains focused on cost optimization, using inventory as a buffer to meet customer service objective. And since forecasting customer demand cane challenging companies often attach inventory to protect against inaccurate forecast.
From profit and loss perspective they think of this inventory as a free creating little incentive for capability.
As a source of growth become more difficult find, companies are attempting to drive incremental sales increase through innovation, faster speed to market, and customization. We have developed a forecasting methodology that is more accurate is predicting demand and can help companies reduce inventory improve on-shelf availability, and minimize waste.
As we know transport is most important part of the supply chain but high transport cost will be not good for the business and supply chain.
So how to overcome and reduce transport cost?
Most of the problem starts from planning; ineffective decision making and poor visibility in transportation logistic because of these companies over pay, miss the delivery, incur damaged goods, and lose valuable business.