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The movement of materials as they flow from their source to the end customer. Supply Chain includes purchasing, manufacturing, warehousing, transportation ,customer service ,demand planning , supply planning and Supply Chain management. It is made up of the people, activities, information and resources involved in moving a product from its supplier to customer. Although this Supply Chain definition sounds very simple, effective management of a Supply Chain can be a real challenge.
Raw materials Manufacturer Distribution Center Customer
A typical Supply Chain flow of goods is shown above. In some models, the product is shipped from the Manufacturer to the Distribution Center as soon as it is manufactured. In other models, such as a Hub & Spoke model, the product is held at the manufacturer once produced. It is then sent out to the Distribution Center only when it is needed.
The fundamental objective is to "add value".
That brings us to the example of the fish fingers. During the Supply Chain Management '98 conference in the United Kingdom this fall, a participant in a supply chain management seminar said that total time from fishing dock through manufacturing, distribution, and final sale of frozen fish fingers for his European grocery-products company was 150 days. Manufacturing took a mere 43 minutes. That suggests an enormous target for supply chain managers. During all that time, company capital is-- almost literally in this…...

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