What is involved in Supply Chain Operations
Find out what the related areas are that Supply Chain Operations connects with, associates with, correlates with or affects, and which require thought, deliberation, analysis, review and discussion. This unique checklist stands out in a sense that it is not per-se designed to give answers, but to engage the reader and lay out a Supply Chain Operations thinking-frame.
How far is your company on its Supply Chain Operations journey?
Take this short survey to gauge your organization’s progress toward Supply Chain Operations leadership. Learn your strongest and weakest areas, and what you can do now to create a strategy that delivers results.
To address the criteria in this checklist for your organization, extensive selected resources are provided for sources of further research and information.
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Below you will find a quick checklist designed to help you think about which Supply Chain Operations related domains to cover and 28 essential critical questions to check off in that domain.
The following domains are covered:
Supply Chain Operations, Supply-chain operations reference, Build to order, Build to stock, Extended enterprise, International Standard Book Number, Reference model, Supply-Chain Council, Supply chain management:
Supply Chain Operations Critical Criteria:
Boost Supply Chain Operations outcomes and define Supply Chain Operations competency-based leadership.
– Record-keeping requirements flow from the records needed as inputs, outputs, controls and for transformation of a Supply Chain Operations process. ask yourself: are the records needed as inputs to the Supply Chain Operations process available?
– What are the barriers to increased Supply Chain Operations production?
– How to deal with Supply Chain Operations Changes?
Supply-chain operations reference Critical Criteria:
Map Supply-chain operations reference projects and display thorough understanding of the Supply-chain operations reference process.
– Who are the people involved in developing and implementing Supply Chain Operations?
– How is the value delivered by Supply Chain Operations being measured?
– Which Supply Chain Operations goals are the most important?
Build to order Critical Criteria:
Recall Build to order visions and ask questions.
– Where do ideas that reach policy makers and planners as proposals for Supply Chain Operations strengthening and reform actually originate?
– Do we monitor the Supply Chain Operations decisions made and fine tune them as they evolve?
– What is the purpose of Supply Chain Operations in relation to the mission?
Build to stock Critical Criteria:
Scrutinze Build to stock results and prioritize challenges of Build to stock.
– Who is responsible for ensuring appropriate resources (time, people and money) are allocated to Supply Chain Operations?
– How do we measure improved Supply Chain Operations service perception, and satisfaction?
– What sources do you use to gather information for a Supply Chain Operations study?
Extended enterprise Critical Criteria:
Design Extended enterprise risks and report on setting up Extended enterprise without losing ground.
– What threat is Supply Chain Operations addressing?
International Standard Book Number Critical Criteria:
Gauge International Standard Book Number leadership and learn.
– Who will be responsible for documenting the Supply Chain Operations requirements in detail?
– What are the record-keeping requirements of Supply Chain Operations activities?
– Is the scope of Supply Chain Operations defined?
Reference model Critical Criteria:
Think carefully about Reference model quality and report on developing an effective Reference model strategy.
– Consider your own Supply Chain Operations project. what types of organizational problems do you think might be causing or affecting your problem, based on the work done so far?
– How will we insure seamless interoperability of Supply Chain Operations moving forward?
– Is there a reference model the organization can use during the administration process?
Supply-Chain Council Critical Criteria:
Have a session on Supply-Chain Council leadership and figure out ways to motivate other Supply-Chain Council users.
– Why is it important to have senior management support for a Supply Chain Operations project?
– Is Supply Chain Operations Realistic, or are you setting yourself up for failure?
– Does our organization need more Supply Chain Operations education?
Supply chain management Critical Criteria:
Apply Supply chain management goals and clarify ways to gain access to competitive Supply chain management services.
– What are the top 3 things at the forefront of our Supply Chain Operations agendas for the next 3 years?
– How do supply chain management systems coordinate planning, production, and logistics with suppliers?
– What role does communication play in the success or failure of a Supply Chain Operations project?
– What makes cloud computing well suited for supply chain management applications?
– What are internal and external Supply Chain Operations relations?
– What is TESCM tax efficient supply chain management?
This quick readiness checklist is a selected resource to help you move forward. Learn more about how to achieve comprehensive insights with the Supply Chain Operations Self Assessment:
Author: Gerard Blokdijk
CEO at The Art of Service | theartofservice.com
Gerard is the CEO at The Art of Service. He has been providing information technology insights, talks, tools and products to organizations in a wide range of industries for over 25 years. Gerard is a widely recognized and respected information expert. Gerard founded The Art of Service consulting business in 2000. Gerard has authored numerous published books to date.
To address the criteria in this checklist, these selected resources are provided for sources of further research and information:
Supply-chain operations reference External links:
[PDF]Supply-Chain Operations Reference-model
Build to order External links:
BMW of Asheville | Build To Order your New BMW
Build to stock External links:
Build to stock
Build to stock, or make to stock, often abbreviated as BTS or MTS, is a build-ahead production approach in which production plans may be based upon sales forecasts and/or historical demand. BTS is a usually associated with the industrial revolution mass production techniques, where in anticipation of demand vast quantities of goods are produced and stocked in warehouses.
Extended enterprise External links:
Extended Enterprise License | Cradlepoint
Extended Enterprise Management 2011.0 – Sign In
Extended Enterprise Management 2008.1 – Sign In
International Standard Book Number External links:
ISBN – The International Standard Book Number
International Standard Book Number – Quora
[PDF]International Standard Book Number: 0-942920-53-8
Reference model External links:
Treasury Reference Model. (eBook, 2001) [WorldCat.org]
OPENTRIM – TRIM The Reference Model for ITIL