RAISON D'ÊTRE OF ALL SUPPLY CHAINS


A supply chain consists of all the parties involved, directly or indirectly, in fulfilling a customer request / demand. The supply chain extends from the final customer through a variety of retailers, wholesalers and distributors, and goes back to the manufacturers and their component and raw material suppliers. Within the chain, there are flows of materials and products, information and money.


The final customer’s demand sets the entire supply chain in motion and following is track path it follows on:

  • It generates a course of actions at r