The Management and Operation of Make-to-Stock, Make-to-Order, Engineer-to-Order and Reverse Logistics supply chains Download Quick Reference Card
The Supply Chain framework describes the business function or Domain that develops, maintains and retires the business assets ('Supply Chain Management') to plan and perform day-to-day supply chain activities ('Supply Chain Operations'). The primary objective of the Supply Chain domain is to fulfill orders of any kind, within defined service level, cost efficiency and asset utilization objectives. This includes material flow from supplier to customer.
Supply Chain typically encompasses the following End-to-End process cycles:
The performance of the Supply Chain function is measured by Supply Chain Metrics grouped in 4 attributes:
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The daily operational activities performed by the Supply Chain function are grouped in 4 level-1 Processes:
OpenReference recognizes 5 major supply chain configuration strategies:
The Source, Make and Deliver processes each have level-2 processes to support these strategies.
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The management activities performed by the Supply Chain function are grouped in 2 level-1 Processes:
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