Supply Chain

One of the major business functions of any organization. The function typically is responsible for acquisition of required materials, services and equipment used in the organization. The entire supply chain consists of the steps from identification of a need, design of a specification of a product or service, procuring the object, receipt, inventory, warehouse, distribute, install, use, end of life process, disposal, to payment of the invoice. The Supply Chain encompasses the following: Identification of Customer Needs; Design and Engineering; Planning ; Procurement; Supplier Time; Inbound Transport; Warehouse; Delivery; Payment; Maintenance, Utilization, Repair; and Installation and Disposal.