The supply chain management: A management philosophy
The development of the concept of the Supply Chain Management' has its roots in the ability of firms to respond to a client's request in an acceptable period of time while still being able maintain its status as a business by introducing new products.
By synchronizing a stream of intelligence, the SCM aims to create value for the customers.
Several studies have been conducted to highlight the vital role played by logistics. The Council of Logistics Management defines it as follows: "Logisticsis are that part of the process of the supply chain that plans, implements and controls the transit and the efficient storage and efficient movement of goods and services..
Tags- Logistics, Supply Chain Management, SCM
[...] The Council of Logistics Management defined it as follows: "Logistics is that part of the process of the supply chain that plans, implements and controls the transit and storage that is effective and efficient with movement of goods and services and the side information, the place of their creation to the consumer, in order to meet consumer demands "(Council of Logistics Management: www.clm1.org) Dornier (1997) describes the process by a logistics system upstream / downstream responsive to market demands (cf. Figure Figure 1. The double logistic flow (according to Dornier, 1997) However, achievement of objectives requires coordination between actors (Bacus-Montfort, 1997). The CMC, through its integrative view, led to consider logistics as a strategic and comprehensive element. [...]
[...] It aims to improve long term performance of each organization and supply chain organizations as a whole. " From this definition, it is possible to represent the SCM as follows (cf. Figure Figure 2. The extended enterprise (according Pittiglio, Rabin, Todd & McGrath, 1999) This extended relationship between the various departments and organizations of a supply chain necessarily involves a good knowledge of issues, relationships and the establishment of a cooperative game between players (Bacus-Montfort and Paché, 2000). For all these reasons, it should consider the SCM as a true management approach that requires the attention it deserves. [...]
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