Successful demand-driven fulfillment manufacturing, include optimal channel and customer relationships, informed on-line buying and selling, order fulfillment, and integrated operational infrastructures. Manufacturers need to overcome challenges to demand-driven fulfillment by implementing a system that supports flexibility, openness, visibility, planning, e-commerce, collaboration, and integration where the ultimate objective is to minimize waste and optimize resources.
having the facts on demand and communicating proactively when issues arise. Very often providing the best relationship and maintaining best in class competitiveness hinges on access to current and relevant internal and external information on operational capabilities, forecasts, product knowledge, inventory and capacity levels, customer history, tracking, cost and profi tability analysis and supply chain visibility. The latter is particularly critical for manufacturers that rely on outsourcing. All those