Why Planning Integration for Production, Packaging and Transportation matters & Key Pointers for doing it
The path to high productivity in supply chain management often requires a fundamental shift in how business is conducted. In the supply chain, the product journey starts at component/raw material procurement, followed by production, packaging, and then transportation to a dealer or the end customer for consumption. Usually, the planning for these processes occurs in silos with little coordination in between – a practice that creates several inter-process bottlenecks. These bottlenecks drive costs and performance pressures. To prevent these bottlenecks and the resulting stresses, the planning approach should emulate the on-ground realities of the supply chain.
To this end, an integrated […]