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The Supply Chain

Wikipedia defines the Supply chain as “.. a business process that links suppliers, manufacturers, warehousing, logistics, retailers and the end customer in the form of a linear integrated skill and resource pool with the aggregated goal of delivering a product or service. It encompasses all activities and the flow of information both upstream and downstream the chain and is associated with the transformation of a product from raw materials through to a finished product.”
This is correct. However, it does sound a little too academic.
One way to look at the supply chain is as a network. This network includes all the players and facilities involved in getting the goods from materials requirement stage to fulfilment stage.

The entire chain is subdivided into subnets: Manufacturing, Finance, Warehousing, Logistics, Distribution, Retailing…

Each of these subnets is vital and linked to more than one other in the network, forming an intricate web that needs to be managed with skill – and foresight. Minor errors can sometimes (and often) lead to financial ruin.

I will visit each one in turn. Starting with…

Logistics

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Friday, November 25, 2005 Posted by | Supply Chain | Leave a comment

Wedding Plans

Wedding Bells magnify

Ok, here is an aside.

I am getting married soon!

The details are coming soon, so stay tuned to this channel.

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How to play

To be a player in Supply chain Logistics as in every other service, one must be aware of all the factors.

You’d be amazed to know all that is involved in getting an item from one place to another. Banking, transportation, insurance, government regulations… Each of these in itself, requires major study.

To be succesful in this industry, you must be able to sell. no, i’m not going to be a text book but i will challenge myself to see how much i really know.

So, ask your questions now…

Friday, November 25, 2005 Posted by | Supply Chain | Leave a comment

Logistics Consulting

I have been asked to start a consultancy. I think I’ll give it a shot and post my experiences and views about it.Image

Friday, November 25, 2005 Posted by | Supply Chain | Leave a comment

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Friday, November 25, 2005 Posted by | OpenZone | 1 Comment