Why does Supply Chain Management have such a Low Profile?

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Anurag Pandey
Student (University), United Kingdom

Why does Supply Chain Management have such a Low Profile?

Supply chain management and logistics are major part of most organisations activities and yet they have a low profile in many organisations. Why? Thanks.

  S MISHRA
RM, India
 

SCM Has no Low Reputation Anymore

It had that 20 years back, but not anymore nowadays.

  Tom Brouillette, United States
 

Why Has SCM Such a Low Profile?

I believe that SCM has a low profile because the practitioners are highly capable problem solvers and are able to 'make do' with what they have. I have always said that the SCM team in most organizations has been treated as the 'red-headed step child' of the organization because of this. This causes a problem for the SCM organization because they are often times overlooked when allotting capital funding for projects because of their problem solving capabilities.

  mishael
Student (University), Ghana
 

SCM

I think SCM is now becoming the integral part of most organizations. Most organizations are now including procurement officers who do productive procurement for the company.

  Heiko Bohm
Manager, Switzerland
 

Low Profile of SCM

I believe because SCM has still not made it fully to be a competitive advantage that can be sold to clients. It is more ...

  SRIDHAR S. RAO
Manager, India
 

Why Has SCM Such a Low Profile?

Individuals / organizations do not see SCM as revenue generators, but as "spenders". It is in the deep mind of conventi...

  Shahid Mahmood Ch.
Manager, Pakistan
 

SCM........ Low Profile

@Tom Brouillette: totally agreed, I personally believe that there are 2 to 3 main factors which causes the poor image of...

  Jayant Vardhan
Manager, India
 

Why SCM... Low Profile

Well, maybe I will never understand why SCM has as low profile. SCM has the ability to convert expenses into profit. A c...

  John Dube - FCILT,MBA, PGCert-LoSCM (UZ)
Management Consultant, Zimbabwe
 

Why SCM has a Low Profile

SCM and Logistics lacks funding in the form of advanced specialised training in major renowned universities and colleges...

  ANUJ KUMAR SHRIVASTAVA
Manager, India
 

Supply Chain Now Emerging as Backbone of Companies

Supply chain is no longer a low profile. Initially it was just restricted till purchase where CHASING was a main task. ...

  Murli JS
Management Consultant, India
 

SCM is no Longer a Low Profile Concept!

Over time the concept of Supply Chain management has gained acceptance and it has its own place now. The inclusion of pr...

  Samuel Eleko
Student (University), Canada
 

The profile of supply chain management depends upon the industry

Supply Chain Management is a support service in most organizations. The profile it has now depends on the core business ...

  Kwakye Kwame
Manager, Ghana
 

Supply Chain Low Profile also depends on the economic times

This concept of a low profile SCM is conditional driven: - When times are good, most organizations focus on the product...

  ANUJ KUMAR SHRIVASTAVA
Manager, India
 

Supply Chain is Now a Main Function and not a Support Function Anymore

@Kwakye Kwame: Today most of the organizations no longer consider supply chain as a support function. Recent studies an...

  Emmanuel Fosu
Manager, Ghana
 

Supply Chain as Low Profile, is Relative

In the past most organizations saw certain aspects of their organization as supportive. Any person who could read and wr...

 

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