The supply chain management of chip companies has fallen behind in the straight line. Who is the future?

Author:Acloudear , 2022-09-10 09:37   
For the supply chain management of chip companies, SAP’s digital core has demonstrated its superb ability to drive business.

Nowadays, the chip market is in great demand, but it also faces a series of practical challenges such as personalization, particularity, fast iteration and long cycle. In addition, changes in the external environment, such as the epidemic and political situation, have had a great impact on the smooth operation of our chip supply chain and pose a huge challenge to the supply chain management of chip companies. How to deal with the impact of diversified factors and different degrees in the supply chain? Whether it is the first chip design company or other chip companies, they must have a flexible and agile supply chain to ensure customer demand and win market opportunities in such a complex and changeable situation.

 

McKinsey’s research on the impact of different factors on semiconductors

 

In reality, in the supply chain management of chip design companies, it is difficult for internal business departments to communicate with each other, and information access is limited, so it is difficult to establish a responsive planning process. The lack of information exchange will lead to a lack of coordination in the R & D, sourcing, sales, manufacturing and planning processes of chip companies’ supply chain management, and it is difficult to form a rapid response mechanism once changes occur; The way of communication with external partners tends to be traditional, and there are problems such as limited visibility, difficult collaboration, delay time and high risk of errors. What about the supply chain management of chip design companies and chip companies?

 

In this issue, chip semiconductor digital transformation expert Sixiang network will bring you some references on advanced chip company supply chain management, so as to realize smart supply chain.

 

Straight line chip supply chain management has been out!

It’s not that the supply chain management system of the chip company can make the supply chain smooth in an all-round way! It mainly depends on the mode of supply chain management of chip design companies and chip companies.

 

Linear supply chain management

 

The traditional supply chain management of chip companies is mainly linear mode, and the partners are realized by linear information processing. The information processing method is too slow, too inaccurate and too costly, which makes chip companies vulnerable to being preempted by other competitors with high coordination in the supply chain. When they encounter sudden supply chain disruptions and other situations, they are often more likely to fall into difficulties. When the traditional linear chip supply chain management mode has been out, what should chip companies do with supply chain management?

 

Smart chip company supply chain management is the future!

As we enter the era of industry 4.0, digitalization and smart enterprise, there is no doubt that the supply chain management of our chip companies must also adapt to the transformation of smart enterprises in the digital era. With the help of digital technology, it can provide important business information for our chip design company and even the supply chain management of chip companies in the whole network, improve the real-time data analysis ability of enterprises, and strengthen the cooperation between departments and trade partners, so as to create a fast responding intelligent supply network. This is the secret of supply chain management of leading chip companies.

 

Understand the difference between linear and intelligent architectures

 

Just talking about the concept is not meaningful. We may as well show you the excellent solutions of supply chain management of leading chip companies and chip design companies through the SAP system adopted by 9 of the world’s top 10 semiconductor enterprises. In SAP’s view, the goal of supply chain management of chip companies is to improve flexibility and responsiveness, ensure excellent operation in the changeable global network, and provide satisfactory services to increasingly picky customers.

 

Through the above figure, we can see that SAP chip company’s supply chain management solution has reconstructed the traditional linear management mode, changed from the traditional linear supply chain to a digital intelligent supply chain that shares a unified plan with all key personnel and partners, improves visibility, agility and responsiveness, and is more adaptable. From design to operation and maintenance, a closed loop within the business network is formed.

 

 

Through the above network architecture, we understand the flexible supply chain brought by SAP. How can this resilient supply chain help our chip companies achieve efficient collaboration in the supply chain through supply chain management? Let’s have a general understanding through the following figure.

 

Chip semiconductor supply chain collaboration, integrated solutions

 

In fact, SAP’s digital core has demonstrated its superb ability to drive business in the supply chain management of chip companies. The whole supply and demand network can understand demand changes in real time; Single integrated material demand planning (MRP) driven by centralized demand planning; Confirm orders in real time according to customer allocation and supply plan. In fact, the smart and resilient supply chain is also an indispensable part of our Chip Smart factory business. Among them, SAP chip company’s supply chain management can realize the closed-loop mode of whole process business virtual visibility and control point, supply chain KPI monitoring and analysis.

 

 

The above are some excellent solutions of supply chain management of chip companies that we share with you today. In the field of chip semiconductors, SAP also has a large number of best business practices to help our chip design companies and chip manufacturing enterprises restructure chip supply chain management through digital technology, achieve efficient coordination from inside to outside, and calmly cope with changes in the supply chain. For more chip companies’ smart supply chain solutions, please visit the official website to learn more.

This article "The supply chain management of chip companies has fallen behind in the straight line. Who is the future?" by AcloudEAR. We focus on business applications such as cloud ERP.

Scanning QR code for more information


Recommended

04
2020-02
How to evaluate the supply chain management level of enterprises
Tagore once said, “it’s easy to talk if you don’t want to speak the complete truth.” Therefore, it is a very prudent thing to evaluate others or enterprises. Of course, this also applies to the topic we are discussing today: evaluating the level of enterprise supply chain management. The development of any thing has its objective laws and characteristics of environmental factors, which ultimately forms today’s model or appearance. Therefore, the current supply chain management level of enterprises is the result of yesterday’s continuous accumulation. […]

16
2020-01
Why are all ERP systems of listed group companies sap?
Looking at the global scale enterprises, we find an interesting phenomenon: most of the world’s top 500 enterprises choose SAP ERP system, while the following listed companies almost choose SAP ERP system one-sided in the choice of ERP system. As the “master of management behind the world’s top 500”, sap, the world’s software giant, has such great charm? With the development of globalization, large enterprises are bound to use new technology to support their business operation and complete their own deepening reform. According to incomplete […]

15
2020-01
Which cloud ERP do small and medium-sized enterprises usually choose?
China has the largest and most dynamic group of small and medium-sized enterprises, which has grown rapidly in the past decades. With the rapid development of small and medium-sized enterprises, their demand for information technology is increasingly strong, especially driven by new technology, the demand for digital transformation of small and medium-sized enterprises has become overwhelming. Digital transformation is not only an important factor driving the change of business model of small and medium-sized enterprises, but also an important technology influencing the purchase decision-making process […]

15
2020-01
The ranking of cloud ERP, this one is enough!
When the digital wave sweeping the world, new technology and new revolution continue to boost the rapid development of the economy, when the scale of the trillion level digital economy is emerging, where is the future strategic planning of the enterprise? Almost all of the world’s top 500 enterprises go to the cloud for the first time. When the introduction of cloud ERP digitalization drives the transformation of enterprises and achieves remarkable results, what will be the future of listed, group companies and massive small […]

27
2019-04
AcloudEAR Joins SAP Cloud in World Internet of Things Expo. See you at A3 Pavilion
With the rise of the Internet of Things, as the only cloud platinum partner of cloud computing giant SAP China, AcloudEAR is actively using the world Internet of Things platform to vigorously promote the application of SAP Internet of Things to the manufacturing field and expand the influence of SAP Internet of Things brand. On September 10, 2017, AcloudEAR from Shanghai will join hands with SAP to attend the 2017 World Internet of Things Expo. Team members from the headquarters will come to Wuxi in […]

27
2019-04
Accelerated “dual engine” in SAP China market: cloud computing x digital transformation
▲ Mr. Li Qiang, Senior Vice President of SAP Global and General Manager of SAP China, giving a keynote speech On January 18, 2018, the “2018 SAP Greater China Partner Summit” was successfully held at the mangrove resort hotel next to the beautiful Sanya Haitang Bay. More than 80 SAP partners participated in this summit, which brought together a lot of industry leaders. With enthusiasm and expectations, everyone shared the beautiful blueprint of “Smart Cloud, Connected Innovation” in SAP. Mr. Li Qiang, SAP Global Senior […]

Talk

Demo

Get Quote

Phone

Phone

400 690 3218

Message

Top