AMFI -SCM-SM01-Day01-22Oct21 SCM Basics

What is SCM?

What is SCM and its importance

components of Supply Chain Management

What is layout in supply chain management?

Four Basic Types of Layouts

Layout of a warehouse?

principles of warehouse layout?

What type of layout is a supermarket?




What is SCM?

Supply chain management (SCM) is the centralized management of the flow of goods and services and includes all processes that transform raw materials into final products. By managing the supply chain, companies can cut excess costs and deliver products to the consumer faster.



What is SCM and its importance?

Supply Chain Management (SCM) is an important part of every organization, whether small or large. ... SCM also deals with the movement and storing of materials needed to create a product, as well as inventory management, and keeping track of finished goods from where they were created to who they go to.



Functions in SCM

supply planning, production planning, inventory planning, capacity planning, and distribution planning.


Firms value supply chain managers because they help control and reduce supply chain costs. This can result in dramatic increases in firm profits. ... Increases Cash Flow – Firms value supply chain managers because they speed up product flows to customers.


The basic difference between Logistics and Supply Chain Management is that Logistics management is the process of integration and maintenance (flow and storage) of goods in an organization whereas Supply Chain Management is the coordination and management (movement) of supply chains of an organization



components of Supply Chain Management – Plan, Source, Make, Deliver and Return.


What is layout in supply chain management?

In layout planning the sites of operations, warehouses and production lines are determined. Properly done layout planning takes into account all required activities, handling and maintenance spaces, lanes and possible reservations for future needs and enables efficient material flows and effective use of space.


There are four basic types of layouts: process, product, hybrid, and fixed position.

Process layouts group resources based on similar processes. ... Hybrid layouts combine elements of both process and product layouts. Fixed-position layouts occur when the product is larger and cannot be moved.


What is the layout of a warehouse?

Layout refers to the physical design and makeup of the interior and exterior of the warehouse, as well as the area surrounding the actual building.



What are the principles of warehouse layout?

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The planned layout should arrange the processes in a logical sequence that can help streamline operations, boost productivity, and reduce expenses. A well-executed warehouse layout design can provide easy access to stored goods, minimize travel time, and improve order fulfillment rates.


What type of layout is a supermarket?

Supermarkets generally have a grid layout. The grid layout is that the merchandise display shelves and the customer channels are arranged in a square shape, and the widths of the main channels and the sub-channels are consistent, and all the shelves are arranged in parallel or at right angles


Lakshminarasimman V Rao | Supply Chain Management |AFMI| Study notes | Study Material | MBA | Corporate Neeti Consulting | Mysuru


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