We often hear about supply chain management in relation to topics about the transportation of products from one point to another. These points are generally very far away. It could be necessary for the product to be shipped from one country to another or even from one continent to another. The supply chain management is a service which occupies an important place in international businesses.
Tags - SCM, goods transportation, international businesses
[...] In the supply chain so there is the purchasing, procurement, inventory management, handling, transportation and delivery. The SCM allows traceability of all transactions made on a raw material to deliver thereof to customers, but transformed into a finished or semi-finished product to order. Thus, the SCM has three major objectives: the first is to reduce delays in production, the second is to reduce costs and the third is to improve product quality or services offered. What is the purpose of the SCM in a business? [...]
[...] What is the job of a logistician? A logistician is called to consider the supplier's production given the customer's order and vice versa. Through stocks, the logistics provider informs the delivery of a particular product as it is responsible for keeping the client informed of the actual deliveries made by the supplier. Then, the logistician is the one who asks the client to approve the dispatch of finished products to the latter and to communicate the client's response to the supplier. [...]
[...] SCM service uses software that enable them to perform all operations and prepare all necessary paperwork. Suppliers as well as customers must learn to use to track all operations, to introduce their information to them as they arise and the company must ensure the training. Moreover, the responsibilities of the company vis-a-vis customers and suppliers are growing. This necessarily creates pressures and worries especially if additional problems occur at any level of the chain. In addition, the company will play an important role in all administrative procedures necessary for both the suppliers and customers. [...]
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