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Click to edit Master subtitle style Supply Chain Management Chapter 1 Introduction to Supply Chain Management
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Introduction n What is Supply Chain Management (SCM)? n Why should we study SCM n Trends in SCM
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Suppliers’ suppliers Direct suppliers Producer Distribut or Final Customer s Supply Chain – a sequence of activities and organizations involved in producing and delivering a good or service
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What is Supply Chain Management? n Supply Chain in Action
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What is Supply Chain Management? n Manage Chain of Supplies n Manage the flow of… ¨ Materials ¨ Information ¨ Money
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Generic Supply Chain
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Portland Roasting Company
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Elements of Supply Chain Management n Inventory/Forecasting – meeting demand requirements while managing costs n Purchasing – evaluating potential suppliers, supporting the needs of operations on purchased goods and services n Suppliers – monitoring supplier quality, on-time delivery, and flexibility; maintaining supplier relations n Location – determining the location of facilities n Logistics/Transportation – deciding how to best move information and materials
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What is Supply Chain Management? Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals n The planning and management of all activities involved in sourcing and procurement, conversion, and all
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This note was uploaded on 09/02/2011 for the course MAR 3203 taught by Professor Messiah during the Spring '09 term at University of Central Florida.

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