In the current era of instant communications via the Internet, information is considered as a strategic business asset. Then, blogging and web contents have become a primary source of business ideas for many working professionals. Blogging also allows both business people and educators to reflect and stimulate opinions. However, there are so many blog contents out there and people may find it difficult to identify information that they can trust. The goal of this article is to, introduce readers to blogs/sites that provide high quality and timely information for supply chain community.
The blog that was features was titled, “Inventory and Reducing Supplier Lead Time,” which can be read at: http://web.ultriva.com/
SupplyChainOpz (previously known as SCM-Operations)
Ultriva’s (www.ultriva.com) cloud-based platform leverages and seamlessly integrates with leading ERP and MRP systems, to deliver an end to end pull based replenishment model. Ultriva, based in Cupertino, CA, implemented a global demand driven manufacturing model by providing full visibility, scheduling, and sequencing of production of customer orders. The need for a collaborative transactional portal is essential and E2E (End to End) Pull allows large multi-national manufacturers to actively collaborate with customers for actual demand and synchronize with suppliers for replenishment. E2E Pull offers a better solution to balancing supply with customer demand through procurement strategies, materials and inventory policies tied to actual demand signals. Many suppliers want to provide sufficient service levels to customers and turn supply replenishment and synchronization into a competitive advantage. The company’s global footprint is increasing rapidly with implementations in wide variety of industry sectors and enterprises such as ATK, CareFusion, Emerson, Ingersoll Rand, McKesson, Magellan, Regal Beloit, Thermo Fisher and more. Follow Ultriva on Twitter at @Ultriva.