Briefly describe DIMCO’s supply chain.
What are the advantages that DIMCO can gain by implementing supply chain management? 3.
What would you recommend DIMCO attempt next? Should it work on integrating the suppliers or the distributors first? Or should it work on both simultaneously? 4.
What are your recommendations with regard to the external suppliers? 5.
What are your recommendations with regard to the external distributors?
The assignment aimed at the current supply chain systems at DIMCO and advantages of implementing effective supply chain management systems in the company.
Supply Chain Management at DIMCO
2. • Operational Efficiency: Better understanding and control over internal operations; • Adaptability: Ability to respond faster to circumstances; and • Monitoring and Tracking: Insights into customer needs and purchasing trends as well as demand levels that affect your supply chain; • Reduced Costs – Operational expenses will be better managed; • Increased Profitability
• Improved Customer Service
• Better positioning as it relates to the competition
• Increased market share – through insights into the internal, external and customer dimension of the business Supply Chain System at DIMCO
Durham Manufacturing Company was incorporated in 1922 and from then it had developed into leading producers of metal as well as plastic products for packaging, storage, maintenance products for organizations and heavy material handling instruments, storages and workstations. The Supply Chain is the set of frameworks and processes helping organizations in development and delivery of products. The supply chain represents the complex relationships of an organization with its trading partners through whom it sources materials, manufactures products and delivers products or services to the customers. The supply chain links all the activities in the procurement, transformation and storage of raw materials and intermediate products, and sale of finished...
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