Global Organizational Supply Chain Operations - Supplier Related Areas
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Brief Overview of Kaytek ERP Consulting Services
Organization - UK's leading sea food / marine food processor organization with a comprehensive product range and supplying to leading supermarkets & other retail outlets in Great Britan.
The Organization had multiple facilities - offices, factories, stores and vehicles across which their products and information Moved in the Supply Chain.
As part of an offshore consulting assignment for the senior management of the Organization, Kaytek prepared a comprehensive visual diagram charting out the areas of an integrated information infrastructure for their supply chain.
Three Main Areas of Information Systems
The information systems and interfaces across the organizational supply chain were categorized into three main areas :
Supplier / Vendor related
Processing / Production Operations related and
Customer related operational areas.
Some of the supplier related functional areas were as follows :
Purchase Systems - Raw Materials, Other Materials and Fixed Assets.
Supplier Accounting for Money and Materials - Supplier Orders, Bills, Receipts, Returns and Payments.
Other supplier related areas were Quality Control, Supplier Exchanges, Vendor Rating and Other Related Systems.
Individual supplier specific business and technology elements in areas of business documents, events, rules and specific technologies used were also identified.
Terms and Symbols Used
Circles - Indicate Processes or Methods
Arrows - Single Line and Single Direction indicate Flow
RM - Raw Materials, WIP - Work In Process, Waste - Waste Generated From the Production Process, Bye - Bye Products, FG - Finished Goods
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