Scm of Kashmiri Handicrafts

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“SCM-
J&K HANDICRAFTS.”

OWAIS AHMED.
214.
MBA 4TH SEM.

J&K HANDICRAFTS.

PRODUCTS.
* SHAWLS.
* CARPETS.
* PAPER MACHE.
* WOOD CARVING .
* CREWEL.
* CHAIN STITCH.
* GABBA.
* WILLOW.
* COPPER WARE.
* KHATUMBANDH.

SCM OF J&K HANDICRAFTS.
SCM refers to all Activities that are being carried out from Procurement of Raw Materials,Processing,Production,Retailing and ultimately to point of Consumption. SCM of J&K Handicrafts seems to be a Cumbersome one, that has seen so much of Unorganization.It seems to have much more participants involved than actually needed .Procurement of Raw Materials is being carried out from a variety of sources and regions.Processing involves segmented manpower doing small tasks at each level rather than integrating a set of activities at one point.Production may be done at a central point or site or at different individual points there by increasing SCM.Retailing is being done either through Retail Outlets or Door to Door Marketing.Although Trade fairs also gives an opportunity at State,National and International Level.Ultimately Consumption can take place at State ,National or International locaions. Having such SCM in J&K Handicrafts inculcates some deficiencies in the system.These are in the form of More Costs incurred ,More Time taken,Poor Pricing Policy,Lack of Availability on time,Defashioned Products,Demand Unfullfillment,InCompetitive Responses,Less Productivity,Demotivation of Employees,Wastage of Art,Distortion of Profits,Reduced Salaries,Weak Economic and Social Development etc. As more and more Participants step in Procurement ,Processing that leads to addition of more and more Costs plus Time,that inturn deteriotes Pricing Policy,thus barring an Organization from achieving Competitive Pricing ,so to gain Competitive Advantage through better Pricing and efficient SCM,unfortunately that is not the Actual Case.In addition it hampers the...
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