Customized supply chain solutions allow organizations to do handle order entry with real-time viewing of supplier confirmation, product configuration specs, product availability, and constraints in anticipated production schedule, all in a single window.
Supply chain tools consist of
three processes: Demand anticipation, Supply anticipation, and Fulfillment of
Demand. A customized solution provides unruffled functionality in all three
Using an integrated chain of
commerce tools, clients can efficiently handle all aspects of fulfillment
including, credit approval, SKU verification, the disbursing of an order to the
relevant associates, assembling the component in production or in transit,
packaging, shipping, and delivering of the order.
Clients that opt for such an
integrated chain of commerce tools can support real-time true to business
information delivery to make decisions faster.
An integrated chain of tools
will take care of issues relating to:
Accurate due delivery date.
Real-time product availability as opposed to what can be ordered.
Co-ordination of multiple line items to minimize shipping costs.
Real-time shipping status.
Ability to pay more for faster production / delivery.
Available to promise - items made and can be committed to delivery.
Capable to promise -product has not been made but production capacity can be reserved.
Intelligent alternatives to fill demand and optimize market share, fill rates, profitability, and/or customer satisfaction.
Integrated orders that span multiple manufacturers but give one order status and price for the final component.
An integrated chain of commerce
tools will also satisfy:
Internal cost savings quantified
Intra - company collaboration
Procurement and inter company collaboration
Self-manage order and fulfillment systems via the web.