Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Management and Materials Management are competitive business edge today. A supply chain is a system of organizations, people, technologies, activities, information and resources involved in moving a product or service from supplier to customer.
In many organizations, materials form the largest single expenditure item, accounting for nearly 50 to 65 % of the total expenditure.

With competition growing by the day, cost reduction in business operations and yet making available various products to customers , as per their requirement, come into sharp focus.
Maintaining a flawless supply chain across all its operations thus becomes absolutely necessary for any business.
Importance of supply chain management need not be over emphasized as it has become the cutting edge of business, after product quality and manufacturing capabilities of any business firm.
Supply chain activities transform natural resources, raw materials and components into a finished product that is delivered to the end user.
In sophisticated supply chain systems, used products may re-enter the supply chain at any point where residual value is recyclable

Why this site? ,on Supply Chain Management and Materials Management, has been created and designed as an Online Resource for Supply Chain as well as Materials Management professionals.
It also seeks to provide career counseling to young career aspirants in Supply Chain Management and to those already into Supply Chain Management and Materials Management as professionals.
You can ask for help whenever you want by clicking the 'Contact Us' link. You'll get help on career and course matter.
The site is also quite useful for those associated with providing the Supply Chain services such as Logistics, Warehousing, Inventory management, Procurement etc.