Supply Chain Management Systems Lindsey Palmiotto Deanna Nicastro
What is Supply Chain Management? • A cross functional system using information technology to help manage some of a company’s key business processes such as those of its suppliers, customers, and other business partners.
Process of SCM: • SCM systems include the flow of • Raw materials • Producing products • Providing service • Delivering the product to the end consumer.
Goals of an SCM system: • Speed • Efficiency • Reduce Cost • Improve Supply chain cycle times (to get a company’s products from concept to market)
Five Basic Components: 1. Plan 2. Source 3. Make 4. Deliver 5. Return
Plan • Develop strategies in order to meet customer’s needs and demands. • Plan to develop high quality products with a lower cost at a fast pace.
Source • Decide where your products will come from. Who will be your supplier? • Helps the company know who they can rely on to deliver their products in a timely manner.
Make • Where the source is going to manufacture their product. • Includes scheduling, testing, packaging, and preparing the product for distribution • How much inventory should they produce?
Deliver • Where the company decides what distribution carrier to use in order to successfully get their orders fulfilled. • How fast can they get their products to their consumers? • Involves how the company is going to receive their payments.
Return • Involves the products that the customers are not satisfied with that get sent back to the company. • Are the customers satisfied with their service?
History of an SCM system: • 1960’s- First inventory software developed • 1970’s- Material Requirements Planning was introduced. • 1980’s- Market demand increased which led to managing material flow through SCM systems. • 1990’s-NOW- SCM systems are more technologically enabled.
Oracle SCM: • Forecasting • Innovating Logistics • Benefits • Predictability • Adapting and Innovating • Alignment
Oracle’s Customer Results • Improving productivity • Reducing their costs • Decreasing processing time • Cutting errors • Increasing volume discounts
What is the difference between an ERP & SCM?
SCM vs. ERP • ERP integrates all functions of a business in a unified manner. • SCM is a more specialized system.
Points of differences: • Comprehensive • Complexity • Sourcing Tables • Handling of Constraints • Functionality • Speed of processing requests
What funtional business areas does SCM touch? Accounting Operations HR Finance Marketing
Model of ERP and SCM systems working together: Accounting Finance Operations Human Resources Marketing SCM System ERP System
SupplyChain Concept • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oMVvVrg3NWE&feature=related