However, today with the advent of cloud technology, organization can automate, optimize, and control the operation of the multiple business processes at a lesser cost. Being a flexible processes this helps organizations to quickly and efficiently adapt the business to the changing complex global environment. However, big or small the business process may be, managing the supply chain relationship is the strategic function and is responsible for the competitive strength and profitability of the entire supply chain process.
An efficient supply chain management system provides clarity and visibility of materials, information and finance through coordinated flow so as to make these available at the right place at the right time. The efficiency of the supply chain systems also depends on a right balance between demand and forecast, improved customer service by tracing activities across the value network, reduced operating cost and increased profits.
The leading service providers design and develop customized supply chain management solutions to meet the business needs of individual organizations. The advancement in technology has seen the deployment of cloud process for supply chain management system. The cloud based order fulfillment process, benefits the modern day global organizations in many ways. Through consolidated order and shipment, it reduces the logistics costs by around 30%, the manpower by 70% with a drastic reduction in the number of warehouses.
With the automation provided by the cloud process, organizations can automatically handle the distribution of goods from distantly located warehouses and manufacturing units. This facilitates an end-to-end visibility and control over the key actions in the supply chain process and aids to track the activities of the members of the value network. These functionalities will help support the organization in their operational, tactical and strategic level of activities. Further with optimized order management, proactive process monitoring, multi-criteria search and supplier contract management the organizations enjoy enhanced supply chain management solutions.
Besides providing the client organizations specific supply chain management solutions, this cloud-based model, benefit the client organizations with its virtualization networks, servers, storage facility and applications. These are available on-demand and are easily accessible and scalable besides providing flexibility and support.
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