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What are the elements of international logistics supply chain management

Elements of Basenton Supply Chain Management

Supply chain management is guided by synchronized and integrated production plans, supported by various technologies, especially on the Internet/Intranet network, focusing on supply, production operations, logistics (mainly manufacturing processes), and meeting demand Implementation. Plan, coordinate and control materials (parts and products, etc.) and information from suppliers to customers to improve customer service levels and reduce total transaction costs. And seek a balance between the two, so supply chain management mainly
content include:
① Supply chain design (evaluation, selection and positioning of global node companies, resources, equipment, etc.);
②Supplier and customer partnership management;
③Supply chain product demand forecasting and planning;
④ Management of material supply and demand within and between enterprises;
⑤Product design and manufacturing process management, integrated production planning, tracking and control based on supply chain management:
⑥Customer service and logistics (transportation, inventory, packaging, etc.) management based on the supply chain;
⑦ Fund flow management between enterprises (exchange rate, cost and other issues);
⑧ Internet/Intranet-based supply chain interactive information management;
⑨Reverse logistics management: risk sharing and benefit sharing, etc.

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Professor Lambert of Ohio State University (Ohio State University, OSU) and his research team proposed that supply chain management has three basic elements: supply chain network structure, supply chain business processes and supply chain management elements and proposed a supply chain management framework The model covers various business processes and their composition in supply chain management. The three basic elements of supply chain management are as follows:
(1) Supply chain network structure: including factory site selection and optimization, logistics center site selection and optimization, and supply chain network structure design and optimization.
(2) Supply chain business processes: including customer relationship management, customer service management, demand management, order distribution management, manufacturing process management, supplier relationship management, product development and commercialization, and reverse logistics management.
(3) Supply chain management elements: including operational planning and control, work structure design (specify how the company completes work tasks) organizational structure, product flow formation structure (based on the overall process structure of supply chain procurement, manufacturing, and distribution) information Stream and its platform structure, rights and leadership structure, supply chain risk sharing and benefit sharing, culture and attitude. 

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