The activities associated with gathering and documenting the current nodes, flow of materials and high-level process capabilities - the 'supply chain network'. This typically commercial partners - such as suppliers, contractors and customers - as well as internal facilities - like plants, factories, warehouses, terminals, stores, etc, involved in the planning, sourcing, making, delivering and returning of products and services.
Typical tools to define and document a network are:
Users also report creating high-level Value Stream Maps for this purpose.
|CODP||Customer Order Decoupling Point||CODP|
|SCN||Supply Chain Network||SCN|