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To meet customer expectations in the most timely, efficient, and profitable manner, the entire extended supply chain must match the pace of actual demand and maintain the ability to respond to sudden changes. All processes, from production and logistics to transportation and fulfillment, must be interconnected and synchronized.
Related to Extended Supply Chain: Supply Chain Event Management, Supply Chain Management (SCM), SAP, Information
RapidResponse provides a powerful and extensible way to immediately solve a wide variety of challenges"allowing real-time collaboration and information sharing up and down the extended supply chain,
Related to Extended Supply Chain: Change Management, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Forecasting, Inventory Management, Lean/Flow Manufacturing, Management Practices, Strategy, Supply Chain Event Management, Supply Chain Management (SCM), Supply Chain Optimization, Kinaxis
Better enabling suppliers, improving vendor performance programs or updating advanced transportation and last-mile delivery strategies are but a few examples of creating an improved, extended supply chain interfaced to WMS. Here are some common solutions that provide additional supply chain visibility: Supplier enablement Advanced transportation management - inbound/outbound Advanced "last mile" delivery management No single component of your supply chain operates in isolation.
Related to Extended Supply Chain: Customer Service and Support, Inventory Management, Supply Chain Management (SCM), Warehouse Management System (WMS), HighJump Software
With the ability to manage a single facility or an entire enterprise, Plex Online offers more than 350 functional modules for instant access to and management of critical information across the extended supply chain for highly engineered products in the automotive, aerospace defense, medical device, and packaged food markets.
Related to Extended Supply Chain: Data Management and Analysis, Supply Chain Management (SCM), Plex Systems
Better enabling suppliers, improving vendor performance programs or updating advanced transportation and last-mile delivery strategies are but a few examples of creating an improved, extended supply chain interfaced to WMS. Here are some common solutions that provide additional supply chain visibility: Supplier enablement Advanced transportation management - inbound / outbound Advanced "last mile" delivery management No single component of your supply chain operates in isolation.
Related to Extended Supply Chain: Business Process Management, Change Management, International Trade Logistics (ITL), Management Practices, Project and Process Management, Supply Chain Management (SCM), Transportation Management System (TMS), Warehouse Management System (WMS), Workforce, HighJump Software
Figure 2: CPFR in the Extended Enterprise The full implementation of an extended supply chain would include more than two tiers of trading partners in the deployment strategy.
Related to Extended Supply Chain: Inventory Management, SYSPRO, Management of Companies and Enterprises
Traditional, single supply chains become multifaceted supply networks made up a multitude of partners who must work in concert to share data and coordinate activities across the extended supply chain.
Related to Extended Supply Chain: Global Logistics Solution (GLS), Import and Export Management, International Trade Logistics (ITL), Supplier Relationship Management (SRM), Supply Chain Event Management, Supply Chain Management (SCM), Warehouse Management System (WMS), Kinaxis, Finance and Insurance, Manufacturing, Transportation and Warehousing
Use principles of continuous improvement with annual "supply chain drills" that test and scout for weaknesses, blind spots, and trouble areas in the extended supply chain.
Related to Extended Supply Chain: Channel Management, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Customer Service and Support, Demand Management, Production and Supply Planning, Supplier Relationship Management (SRM), Supply Chain Event Management, Supply Chain Management (SCM), Supply Chain Optimization, SAP, Finance and Insurance, Manufacturing, Transportation and Warehousing
) More spot buys and expedited shipments to fill supply gaps More customers All of the above, plus: Risk associated with dilution of service capabilities Greater difficulty/complexity/cost in seeing and aggregating customer demand More spot buys and expedited shipments to fill gaps in dem and visibility Difficulty/increased costs in maintaining competitive strengths and fight off threats from direct competitors and suppliers direct sales Acquisition Higher costs associated with: Redundant
Related to Extended Supply Chain: Distribution and Warehousing, Supply Chain Management (SCM), Infor, Wholesale Trade
Efficient response to fluctuating customer demand requires real-time analysis and the monitoring of lean parameters based on actual demand, future requirements and the state of readiness of the extended supply chain. Lean Manufacturing synchronizes manufacturing processes with the extended supply chain and responds to changes in demand and supply,
Related to Extended Supply Chain: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Supply Chain Management (SCM), QAD, Manufacturing
This also enables visibility, control and management across the extended supply chain.
Related to Extended Supply Chain: Business Process Compliance, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Health and Safety Management, Practices and Business Issues, Regulatory and Compliance, Oracle
You can monitor and analyze the performance of the extended supply chain using predefined KPIs.
Related to Extended Supply Chain: Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS), Collaborative Planning and Scheduling (CPS), Demand Management, International Trade Logistics (ITL), Outsourcing, Supplier Relationship Management (SRM), Supply Chain Management (SCM), Supply Chain Optimization, Trading Partner Management, SAP
For example, a full view of the extended supply chain provides not just the data, but also the analytics that go with it.
Related to Extended Supply Chain: Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS), Demand Management, Forecasting, Manufacturing Management, Order Management, Outsourcing, Production and Supply Planning, Strategy, Supply Chain Management (SCM), Kinaxis
Supply chain operations play a vital role in the success of any consumer or high-tech original equipment manufacturer (OEM). But some companies consistently outperform in the field. Find out how these companies are making their supply chains more effective and efficient by supporting sophisticated business processes with technologies like integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems and demand management software.
Related to Extended Supply Chain: Collaborative Planning and Scheduling (CPS), Demand Management, Enterprise Application Integration (EAI), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Supplier Relationship Management (SRM), Supply Chain Management (SCM), SAP
They also need technology that facilitates innovation so that, working with their extended supply chain and subcontractors, they can develop new products as the market requires.
Related to Extended Supply Chain: Demand Management, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Production and Supply Planning, Supplier Relationship Management (SRM), Supply Chain Management (SCM), IFS, Mining, Oil and Gas Extraction
 
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