Supply Chain Management
The supply chain is the linked activities associated with providing material from a raw material stage to an end user as a finished good. Supply control is the process by which an item of supply is controlled within the supply system, including requisitioning, receipt, storage, stock control, shipment, disposition, identification and accounting. The supply point is a location where supplies, services and materials are located and issued. These locations are temporary and mobile, normally being occupied for up to 72 hours. In this global economy companies need to ensure that their Supply Chain is working efficiently to keep up with the global market. They must ensure that forecasting production numbers, inventory and transportation solutions are in place.