According to the IMF report, the global economy has been in a situation of simultaneous slowdown, and the economic growth rate in 2019 has been adjusted to the lowest level since the global economic crisis in 2008-2009. More news shows that 90% of the global economy is slowing down. In the face of the faltering world economic situation, more and more enterprises have to face the complex and changeable global market. Production cycle, short, but also shorter! Design link, change, and change again! Customer demand, change, continuous change! In a word, the requirements for suppliers are getting higher and higher, sometimes even difficult to parry.
What should I do? Many enterprises first think about how to optimize their own supply chain management, there is no doubt that it is a good choice to choose a supply chain management consulting service company. So before choosing, we need to clearly understand what is the content of supply chain management consulting services?
As for the content of supply chain management consulting services, if we start from the perspective of Supply Chain Management (SCM), it can be roughly divided into several parts. Including: Customer Relationship Management / CRM, customer service management, demand management, order distribution management, manufacturing process management, supplier relationship management (SRM), product development and commercialization, recycling logistics management, etc. If we have to deconstruct the content of consulting services in a single sentence, we can see as follows: the content of supply chain management consulting services is mainly to help enterprise customers build an end-to-end digital supply chain, covering all aspects from design, planning, manufacturing, logistics and operation and maintenance, so as to make enterprise R & D and production faster, make transaction cycle shorter, and make capital efficiency Higher, lower operating costs
In a sense, for supply chain management consulting services, we usually think of McKinsey, Accenture, sap and other international powerful enterprises. In this case, we can take one SAP as an example to explore the content of supply chain management consulting services.
As for supply chain management consultation, in SAP’s view, there are generally two deep-seated causes of supply chain problems: one is the cooperation of sales, planning, production, procurement, logistics and other departments, with different objectives, insufficient information sharing, and inadequate cooperation in combat; the other is the lack of professionalism of the theoretical methods and tools of supply chain management. From a macro perspective, the content of supply chain management consultation is nothing more than: diagnosis of the crux of supply chain management can be regarded as disease diagnosis; the problems and consequences brought by the crux, the chain reaction caused by the same discomfort as the body; finally, the solution of supply chain management, the prescription of medicine. Is it very simple? Too macro, we may as well from a small point of view to elaborate, consulting content.
The common symptoms of supply chain management are as follows: low rate of timely delivery according to contract commitments, low customer satisfaction; unreasonable inventory structure, on the one hand, “fire fighting” in emergency procurement; on the other hand, serious inventory backlog, low inventory turnover, affecting the normal operation of the enterprise; mediocre quality of supplier resources, mismatching with the actual needs of the enterprise; serious internal friction, mutual interaction between departments In contrast, the atmosphere is getting worse and worse; the performance measurement method is rough, and the measurement results can neither help the supply chain self repair the existing problems, nor improve the enthusiasm of the organization and personnel. Do you have a company?
The question has been found. What prescription will sap provide for you as a service for enterprise supply chain management consulting?
First of all, SAP will provide some basic principles for enterprises to build integrated supply chain management, mainly to segment customers, so that the supply chain can meet the needs of different types of customers; pay attention to the market and customer signals, so as to integrate the supply and demand plan of the whole supply chain; develop partnerships with key suppliers; measure and evaluate the performance of the supply chain; and develop information technology (it) strategically Support the supply chain and other solutions. The ultimate goal is to help enterprises realize the end-to-end digital supply chain and go straight to the top of the intelligent supply chain. The core value is to let the main business of the enterprise get more methods and more efficient profits.
In this rapidly changing world, the winner is the one who can quickly meet the needs of consumers at low cost and improve their shopping experience. This is the value of supply chain management consulting services to help enterprises achieve this goal. For more comprehensive understanding of the content of supply chain management consulting services, you can consult acloudear SAP partners.
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