Processes that enable supply chains include information technology, human resources, project management, risk management, and asset protection. Enabling a supply chain to perform effectively involves aligning your business rules with your performance goals.
- You can basically describe what a supply chain does…by explaining plan, source, make, deliver and return.…But in order to do those things a supply chain needs…to be built on top of a solid foundation…of other processes inside of a company.…The last group of processes in the SCOR framework…is called Enable.…Enable is really a bucket for all…of the other things you need to make a supply chain work…but that don't fit neatly into the first five groups.…
I'll share the seven specific processes…that I think company's should include…as they implement supply chain management.…First, most of our supply chain processes…rely on information systems.…So managing information technology is a process…that enables your supply chain.…We also rely on people, so human resources management…is a supply chain enabling process too.…When we make changes to a supply chain…we do it through projects,…so our project management processes are a part of enable.…
How we make decision about what the business will do,…our business rules, are all part of the enable process.…
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