Supply Chain Management (SCM)
At fundamental level Supply Chain Management (SCM) is management of flow of goods and services from procurement of raw materials, production at various stages and movement of intermediates to the delivery of products at final destination to satisfy customer demand. A great Supply Chain Management has to be customer-centric ensuring that customer is never unhappy instead he is delighted..
Supply Chain Management (SCM) solution of KamatSoft eValuemax v10.1 is comprehensive solution for intelligent planning, execution and monitoring of supply chain of the company. Solution consists of five modules which share same code base of main solution. Further Value Chain Planner and Production Scheduler is implemented as multi-threaded DCOM component which can be invoked from Value Chain Planning and production scheduling model respectively. However SCM modules can work with interface with other ERP systems like SAP.
Supply Chain Management (SCM) improves visibility across the supply chain including values. It drives agility, resilence and predictability across the supply chain. It reduces operational silos, is ready to handle market disruptions, mitigates risks allowing business continuity.
Supply Chain Management(SCM) for Enterprise Value Maximization
But supply change management (SCM) is not procurement, production and distribution of goods only. Its ensuring entire flow of goods and services to maximize quality,delivery, customer experience and above all profitability. Its failure to address this critical goal of profitability resulted into failure of many solutions which focus only reduction of say logistics costs thereby ignoring far away markets and products which can offer higher net realization and thereby profitability. That’s where sub-optimal decisions are made defeating the ultimate goal of enterprise value maximization. KamatSoft eValueMax achieves this by working for EBIT maximization across the supply chain with both Value Chain Planner and Production Scheduler designed to run for EBIT maximization.
KamatSoft eValueMax v10.1 is comprehensive and end to end supply management solution for managing supply chain of manufacturing or trading company with following modules.
Demand Planning solution can help in estimating demand for every product for every customer by using various estimation methods. It also provide tools for forecast preparation by marketing person, updating customer and material level forecast which can be used for supply chain planning. It works out forecast efficacy and detailed comparison of actuals vs forecast. Finally it provides available to promise (for inventory items) and capable to promise (for products made to order).
Value Chain Planning
Supply chain planning use value chain optimization using mixed integer programming (sophisticated mathematical programming) for holistic planning of total supply chain of the whole company in single run. Solution can be configured for EBITDA maximization consisten with highest level of customer service.
Production Scheduling solution of Kamatsoft eValueMax is highly sophisticated solution which combines mixed integer programming with combinatorial analaysis for minimising changeover costs and ensuring highest level of customer serivce for on time deliveries.
Interfacing with production scheduling in manufacturing setup and orders in trading set material scheduling scientfically fixes safety and other material levels using lead and cycle times to schedule material
supporting production and sales.
For company which has large number of depots to service national demand distribution scheduling helps in planning and scheduling of the products to minimise system inventory without loss of opportunity to sale.