Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Management - Supply Chain Management SCM is...

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SCM is the integration of business processes from end user through original suppliers that provides products, services, and information that add value for customers Marketing Logistics Includes outbound distribution, inbound distribution, reverse distributions Involves the entire SCM system Why greater emphasis is being placed on logistics Offers firms a competitive advantage Can yield cost savings Greater product variety requires improved logistics Allows for different partnerships Integrated Logistics Management Cross-functional teamwork inside the company is critical Transportation Inbound/outbound Inventory control Buyer/planner – develop formulas to control inventory costs Warehousing (can be outsourced) Purchasing Systems Customer Service Levels Stockouts Industrial packaging Materials Handling Location Analysis Information Systems What kind of carriers to use Carriers: Public Private Contract Decision criteria: Access? Adequate? Reliable? Special Services? Speed?
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This note was uploaded on 09/25/2011 for the course MARKETING 332 taught by Professor Johnson during the Fall '09 term at George Mason.

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