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Optimizing your supply chain

Effective management of your supply chain can improve how you do business.

In simple terms, supply chain management is the coordination of all your activities related to filling client orders, from pre-production to delivery of the product. During this process components of the product will change hands many times, from your suppliers to manufacturing, to storage, to shipping and, eventually, to the point of delivery and consumption. How does a small business begin this chain of command?

Supply chain model

When implementing a supply chain management system, you should consider looking for ways to improve efficiency in the following types of activities:

Where do you start?

Here are some ideas on implementing a supply chain management process for your business.

The supply chain management process is a series of relationships between your business and other organizations. Any changes you make to your supply chain management process should be a positive experience for all concerned, in order to keep a good long-term relationship with both suppliers and customers.


Learn more about supply chain management and access resources that can help you improve your supply chain management.

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