Supply Chain Management

Supply chain management (SCM) is the process of planning, implementing, and controlling the operations of the in order to satisfy customer requirements as efficiently as possible. Supply chain management spans all movement and storage of raw materials, work-in-process inventory, and finished goods from point-of-origin to point-of-consumption. It also includes coordination and collaboration with channel partners (suppliers, intermediaries, third-party service providers and customers). SCM integrates supply and demand management within and across companies.

Horizon’ Supply Chain Management (SCM) addresses the following problems of SCM and turns SCM applications into reliable tools to take the timely decisions. Our consultants hand-hold you through all aspects of the supply chain process, from order placement to order fulfillment with integration of Logistic Management that covers the demand and supply planning. This ensures high production efficiency and minimum storage inventory, and reduces the response time to customer.

Horizon’ SCM addresses the following problems:

  • Configuring the Distribution Network consisting of suppliers, production facilities, distribution centers, warehouses and customers
  • Putting an appropriate Distribution Strategy in place, which encompasses pull or push strategies, direct shipment, cross docking, third party logistics, and centralization versus decentralization.
  • Integrating the processes and systems through the supply chain to facilitate information sharing (forecasts, inventory, demand signals and transportation)
  • Managing the Inventory – bringing clarity in terms of the location as well as the quantity of raw materials, work-in-process and finished goods.

Horizon guarantees the maximum ROI on SCM investments with the help of latest tools and technologies like Solution manager (SOLMAN) and EQUIP (Enabling Quality and Improving Processes).

  • SCM Best practices and its assessment
  • Business process reengineering
  • Implementation of SCM components
  • Advanced planning and optimizer (APO)
  • Logistics execution system (LES)
  • Supply chain event management (SCEM) with mySAP
  • Reporting of Supply Chain using SAP BW
  • Supplier relationship management (SRM)
  • Integration with other SCM tools, Upgrades and enhancements of current supply chain processes and solutions