Core Elements of the Supply Chain?

Supply Chain and Quality Management


Chris Gilham
United Kingdom

Core Elements of the Supply Chain?

I am conduting some research regarding what are the core elements of a supply chain and I will then also critically review the software that has been developed to improve the supply chain. I am interested to hear what other professionals view as the core elements of supply chains? Thanks, Chris.


Martin Wambua
Strategy Consultant, Kenya

Core Elements of Supply Chain

Coordination, sourcing, production, warehousing, distribution, feedback.

Student (MBA), India

Core Elements of Supply Chain

1. waste: should be minimum
2. coordination: in each department
3. production: should be just in time
4. production line: efficient and few errors
5. raw material: should be available in righ amount when required
6. warehouse: should be minimized
7. information: proper flow of 2-way information
8. relationship: with suppliers must be good
9. distribution: should be canban type.

David Matwa Nyabwari, Kenya

Core Elements of the Supply Chain

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C.L. Kappagomtula
Professor, Malaysia

Quintessential Components for an Effective Supply Chain

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