Supply Chain Management

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Quviant aids clients by presenting opportunities and profitability through supply chain management efficiencies.

Even in today’s economy, the time-to-market demands are more vital than ever before if companies want to maintain or improve market position and customer quality service, while simultaneously reducing costs and increasing efficiencies. Consequently, companies must implement strategic supply chain management (SCM) and practices to maintain a competitive edge.

Quviant’s team of supply chain experts has managed SCM projects ranging from management consulting and systems integration to outsourcing of supply chain processes. Our specialists have expertise working with the top software and hardware vendors in each area of the supply chain.

We provide industry specific experience in management consulting, systems integration and IT and business process outsourcing — delivering end-to-end services and solutions supply chain transformations and targeted project support.

Procurement

Procurement organizations are under ever increasing pressures to help organizations by delivering real cost reductions, and at the same time improve and streamline their efficiencies that provide customer-facing value that extends beyond merely cutting costs.

Quviant works across the public and private sectors where our focus is on providing full-cycle procurement improvements within an effective supply chain management model and demand driven supply networks.

Our capabilities enhance and support the requirements of today’s Supply Chain Directors, Chief Procurement Officers, CFOs and CEOs. We help your procurement organization transform into an innovative internal business collaborator, which drives value to your end-customer.

Planning

Supply Chain Planning is a critical function of every business’s long-term strategies. When planning the supply chain’s mission or charter, key questions arise that refine and focus its mission.

  • What do we need produce and when?
  • Do we have the right production capacity and logistics mechanisms?
  • Can our inventory levels sustain and allow for supply and demand fluctuations?
  • What impacts to working capital are driven by fluctuating transportation costs, IT and electronic implementation or convergence?

Our experts in supply chain management and planning work in a range of industries and sectors from forecasting and distribution planning of spare parts to vendor optimization. Our industry-specific approaches include integrated planning and execution for commercial and government customers for Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD), traditional product development and manufacturing, and resource and inventory planning for goods and services.

Quviant’s Supply Chain Planning practice provides the following:

  • Advanced planning and detailed scheduling
  • Alignment of organization with new processes
  • Supply Chain planning process and efficacy modeling design
  • Supply Chain segmentation and policy definition
  • Vendor supply chain management

IT and Electronic Supply Chain Convergence

We aid our clients in building new operating models which integrate supplier profiles and  optimize inventory management and efficient execution of pull strategies. This mitigates risks in order to mitigate risks to working capital and maximizes earnings.

Today’s paper based supply chain documents are increasingly being replaced by Electronic Document Management (EDM). Supply chains are implementing innovative information and communication convergent technologies such as scanners, GPS, PDAs and tagging methods such as barcodes or RFID.

Our IT and electronic supply chain expertise includes:

  • Developing and implementing digital transformation strategies
  • Designing and improving full-cycle digital process and performance
  • Targeting operating model design
  • Designing low-carbon, and green logistics solutions

Fulfillment and Logistics

A few key challenges facing logistics managers are rising transport costs, volatile supply and demand, and addressing customer requirements changes while controlling and maintaining a competitive cost structures.

Traditional logistics have evolved to incorporate emerging market capacities, integration of IT and electronic supply chain solutions and web-based user interfaces.

Quviant’s logistics practice include:

  • Designing logistics strategies that integrate and support corporate strategies and customer requirements
  • Defining services, governance and organizational models that improve planning and controls
  • Optimizing logistics supply-to-customer distribution models
  • Building mature logistics solutions for direct business-to-consumer web channels
  • Improving sustainability through warehouse and transport operations
  • Defining sourcing approached through tendering and procurement efficiency processes
  • Identifying, planning and managing the risks associated with foreign and domestic product flow