Strategic supply chain operations put companies on a path to sustained improvement critical to business operations including company costs and profits.
经济低迷, increased pricing pressures from customers and challenges around operational and financial performance are all placing significant pressure on corporate supply chain operations. Supply chain functions are critical business operations and have a significant impact on company costs and profits.
供应链操作包括系统, structures and 过程es to plan and execute the flow of goods and services from supplier to customer. 效率最大化, it is critical to evaluate both internal operations and the extended supply chain that includes suppliers and customers.
The value of successfully addressing supply chain challenges is not only cost savings, but also significant quality and customer service improvements across the entire supply chain. The need for improved and integrated supply chain planning and execution has become a common theme for companies of all sizes.
With the numerous external challenges that can affect your organization everyday – tools to enable optimal remote work can help minimize or prevent disruption in your supply chain operations.
We use a proven approach to analyze the end-to-end 供应链业务 from a “people, 过程, 和技术”的角度. Our 供应链 service offering focuses on assessing core sets of capabilities to deliver a roadmap and methodology for executing designed improvement functionality.
Our supply chain consultants have a great deal of experience in supply chain management. They understand the critical business levers that release value and enable an organization to reach that next level of performance.
In today’s climate, business agility is essential to keep pace with rapid change. Business transformations must be executed with an agile mindset and viewed as a journey rather than a destination.
随着组织的不断发展, leaders must encourage and prepare their teams to adapt and transform the way they work in real time. 这样做, 你需要一种敏捷的文化, 如何确保团队能够实时地接受业务转换.
Discover what it takes to drive 业务转型 by changing the way employees behave, 首先需要改变他们的思维方式.
Learn how to survive through disruption by becoming a modern software delivery organization. 阅读这篇指南，你可以通过技术来实现转型，避免消亡.
Learn what company culture looks like for organizations with strong business agility and how leaders can position more successful transformations by building a culture of agility.
在供应链规划和优化中存在许多机会, 但它们都始于对目的的理解, 流程和数据. Purpose and 过程 are best understood within the context of cross-functional sales and operations planning, which are designed to develop consensus around goals and responsibilities over the short, 媒介, 和长期. 数据提供了一种手段，可以根据前一阶段的目标和, 作为绩效管理过程的一部分, 了解如何改进计划和执行.
Deeper investigations into the supply chain can target specific areas for improvement. 例如:
- 分析 and modeling can identify the constraints that prevent performance improvement.
- Capacity rationalization can expose opportunities to divest operational assets.
- Demand planning and inventory management can develop tactics to compensate for volatility.
Customers are demanding and providing superior customer service comes at a cost. 基本要素包括产品质量, 返回率, 顺序填充率, 订单完美，交货准时. 然而, one of the most overlooked dimensions of customer service is the understanding of the cost to serve. 这比衡量挑选成本要深入得多, 包装和运输，因为它还包括接收订单的系统和工作人员, 回答电话, 管理系统并补充产品. 而客户服务的这个方面可能是一个重要的任务, additional information gleaned from the 过程 can be used to fine tune the sales approach and target those customers that provide the greatest benefit.
使客户服务合理化的想法当然是有争议的, 然而，每天都有人做出决定，优先考虑客户. The problem is that these decisions are often ad hoc, inconsistent and sub-optimizing. Centric believes a the better approach is to develop a structure to understand the cost to serve and enhance the customer relationship.
We define distribution as all activities that move products from supplier to customer. This includes fundamental activities related to warehousing, transportation and inventory control.
这些活动的重要性不容低估, 因为它们代表了公司资源的重大投资. 这些方面的改进可以显著增强客户体验, 推动销售, 降低成本，提高利润
美国制造业.S. is experiencing something of a resurgence because companies have analyzed the costs and risks of elongated supply chains and are choosing to on-shore some of their production needs. Our consultants can help companies become more competitive and take advantage of this opportunity by delivering value through projects targeting the following areas: