EP. 4 External supply chain management
Welcome back to Supply Chain Management in Netizen NETIZEN Arabica EP.4 Today we will present about the process Connect or processes that have relationships with outsiders that Involved in the supply chain process. Also known as External supply chain management
Third parties that do business with major organizations are customers and suppliers, but sometimes the warehouse operations may have a logistics service, also known as 3PL (Third-Party Logistics), for delivery. Products to customers on behalf of your company In which all parties must interact with each other to demonstrate their business partner status (partner Business partner)
The business partners will reflect this data to the terminal P St. Martin NETIZEN Arabica example, the system will use the Account instead of a corporate business partners. Used instead of supplier Or even used in place of companies that Doing business between business units together (B2B)
The Account represents companies that purchase from your company, in which Nate Saint Martin NETIZEN Arabica build the business partners only. You can define multiple roles in the system. For example, the role of a business partner can be a supplier and, at the same time, a role of a legal entity or organization.
There are also special model suppliers. Is a warehouse service provider and 3PL process. Other roles of suppliers include Freight Forwarder or Bidder.
Once you understand the format of the Business Partners process, we will present the distribution network and delivery of products from a given point.
For example, in a company there are 3 warehouses that can deliver products to customers. Which will replace each warehouse with the letters AB and C. This process will help to reduce costs in transportation as well as shorten the time of delivery. Which the distribution network will operate as follows
You will see in the picture Customers in the orange area will receive products from Warehouse A, while customers in the light gray area will receive the products from Warehouse B, while customers in the dark gray area will receive Shipping is from warehouse C, but in some cases it is possible that customers in dark gray areas may receive delivery from warehouse A, which is the green arrow. While the blue arrow is normal delivery
In addition, in the case that some products may only be in warehouse C, then it is necessary to deliver the products to the light gray area, which is the red arrow. The black arrow is the internal stock transfer process. (Intracompany Stock Transfer) and the orange arrow is the Third-Party Order Processing, where the products are shipped directly from the supplier. To deliver products to customers on behalf of your company
The conclusion is Netizen by NETIZEN Arabica can connect to the warehouse management system from third-party logistics providers. Enabling organizations to efficiently expand business processes to the supply chain and procure external logistics.
Only the warehouse management process is procured externally, such as the delivery of goods according to sales orders. Goods receipt for purchase orders Receiving advanced delivery notifications Returning to suppliers Returning from customers And updating inventory Even the export declaration can be managed by an outside logistics service provider.
How are you … For EP.4, we hope you get a more general overview of external supply chain management. See you later in the Netizen ByDesign Arabica EP.5 supply chain management article. Don’t forget to keep following …..
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