Category Archives: Supply chain

Adapt Customized Best Practices of Supply Chain Management

Supply chain management can be simple or complicated. If there is a relatively short supply chain with only one or two suppliers, then the procurement can be simplified and the whole process may be easily manageable. This is not to say there will be no complications at all. There are always expected and unexpected surprises along the way. A large supply chain, especially when it comes to rare materials can be daunting to deal with. There are many widely known best practices that you must incorporate in your supply chain management. However, you cannot blindly endorse any practice or simply institute a practice without customising it. Continue reading Adapt Customized Best Practices of Supply Chain Management

Fix the Supply Chain to Improve Product Returns Management

Supply chain is the whole apparatus in place to move goods from the manufacturer to the consumer or customer. Not too many years back, supply chain had little to do with returns of goods. This was primarily because the returns were predominantly on the basis of poor product quality or if there were damages. These damages were manufacturing defects and sometimes the shipping or logistics companies could have been held accountable for damages in transit. More often than frequent though, the retailers had little to do with returns since they had almost no role to play in the supply chain, other than serving as the frontend. Continue reading Fix the Supply Chain to Improve Product Returns Management