The implication of this trend is that it helps the trade among countries and regions in the world develops better and stronger, and it will lead to the appearance of new transportation, warehousing and assistant services. Following are some main trends in logistics and supply chain management recent years: 1) The application of modern information technology, e-commerce will increasingly popular and more extensive in the areas of Logistics: The global information network has been, and will have a great influence on the global economy. Logistics management is one of the most difficult fields, but it is a key factor for gaining the profitability of an e-commerce business( this method of business has become more popular in the world). The process and completion of customers’ order, delivery, payment and collection of goods that customers do not like ... are the main contents of logistics in the e-commerce environment. A adequate logistics system, suitable with the processes of e-commerce, to meet the demands of customers in the information technology era, is one of the main factors to have success in business.
Spend data management principles and solutions being applied to multiple business areas: The link between spend data management and sourcing and supplier management is obvious. However, accurate spend data is an equally critical to other business objectives, including compliance management, inventory management, budgeting and planning, and product development and management. Renewed focus in these areas is fueling additional interest in spend data management. 3. E-sourcing users view spend data management applications and services as key to next round of savings.
RODUCTION Achieving a competitive advantage position and enhancing firm performance relative to their competitors are the main objectives that business organizations in particular should strive to attain. A well designed organizational strategic plan and strategic human capital plan is essential. Raduan C. et al (2009) contends that Strategic planning helps determine the direction and scope of an organisation over the long term, matching its resources to its changing environment and, in particular, its markets, customers and clients, so as to meet stakeholder expectations (Johnson and Scholes, 1993). The business environment is constantly changing and being associated with
Process Drive to achieve functional excellence and integration across all major processes. - Core supply chain processes driving the business. - Best in class approaches to our core processes (manufacturing, integrated demand planning, procurement, cycle-time, compression, dynamic deployment) - Bulk linkages with suppliers and customers. C. Organization Providing the critical success factors of cohesion, harmony and integration across organization entities - Level of cross functional integration is required to manage core processes effectively - Leverage cross-company skills and abilities - Performance measurement and reporting structure help to achieve objectives D. Technology Empowers the Supply Chain to operate on a new level of performance and is creating clear competitive advantages for those companies able to harness it. - IT platform and core applications software support world-class SCM - Advanced decision support capabilities have the greatest impact on business performance - Data are required to manage the core business
This innovation supports new functionality that improves quality of customer interaction and satisfaction. • Empowers business processes with direct control related to customer service •Make available a platform for further business innovation and service improvements offered to customers4 Impact of the Innovation A Customer Information System (CIS) is critical to ensure customer satisfaction and meet complex billing requirements. A CIS manages account, consumption and billing data, and delivers a distinct solution for tracing all interactions with your customers. Customer Information Systems of today are far more complex and intuitive than 4 www8.hp.com/h20195/V2/getpdf.aspx/4AA3-1817ENW.pdf?ver=0 8 | P a g e earlier traditional utility billing systems. Having a recently updated Customer Information System (CIS) allows company to build the kind of customer relationships needed to maintain and thrive in today’s ever competitive marketplace.
But the phases of innovation process being initiation, adoption decision, and implementation are frequently influenced by some organizational factors which comprise of the environment, organization, and the top management positively or negatively; that compel specific firms to sustain whilst others fail. Therefore, the business organizations ensure that these characteristics are always favorable toward this strategic decision. In case innovation is successful, the organizations gain competitive advantage, high profitability, and expansion of
Abstract - Supply chain management has played a significant role in global market. The role of logistics in supply chain management is to provide plenty of significant improvements in industrial development. However, Third-party logistics activities such as transportation, warehousing, material handling and other value-added enable companies to get customized logistical support while manufacturers focus on the core organizational activities to achieve excellence. Third party logistics assists to supply right product in right time with right quantity to right consumers. The objective of this study is to statement the role of third party logistics in supply chain management and to understand the relationship between supply chain management and
Q1: Why is it important for HR Management to transform from being primarily administrative and operational to becoming more strategic contributor? Human Resource management has to transform to being a more strategic contributor to business success because the demands of the workplace are rapidly changing. Human resources employees can fill purely administrative roles and become strategic contributors to company or organization success. Transforming the HR function into a strategic contributor can take your workforce strategies to the next level and increase the value of your human capital to accrue distinct competitive advantages. Next, the demands of the workplace and the increasing technological drive of the domain, as well as the fluid and dynamic nature of the globalized workforce and work setting are all the elements that are rapidly changing what work people do and how they will be assessed in accordance to it.
3.2 RANGE OF STRATEGIES THAT CAN CONTRIBUTE TO A BUSINESS COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE When a business thrives in gaining competitive advantage, it often sets eyes on a manifold of strategies that aim to em-better its image and its competitive positioning. It focuses on strategies that may help increase its rate of consumers acquisition, retention and satisfaction; strategies of industry and competitors analysis. Moreover, it sets eyes on those strategic process to build strong investments portfolios ( Liquidity) that can help establish longevity and leadership in the market. Competitive advantage inevitably leads to faster, continual exponential growth, increased sales, market share gains and overall business profitability. Competitive
Supply Chain Management (SCM) is the wider concept of looking at the business needs from the sourcing till the production of the final product and delivering it to the customer. SCM attempt to centrally control or link the sourcing, the production, the shipment, the warehousing and distribution of products. The purpose is to ensure the whole business know what is happening when and where. By managing the international supply chain, companies are able to cut wastage and become more lean and mean, be more competitive and provide products faster. Being more lean and mean will drive the company to keep tighter control of internal inventories, production, distribution, sales and the inventories held and forecasted are all key elements in the SCM.