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Supply chain 101 presentation

  1. 1. Supply Chain Management: What’s it all about?
  2. 2. Supply chains touch your life… <ul><li>every minute </li></ul><ul><li>everyday </li></ul><ul><li>everywhere </li></ul>
  3. 3. How about the clothes you’re wearing? <ul><li>Brought to you through a supply chain… that includes: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cotton farmer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Textile, button, thread manufacturers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shipper </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clothing manufacturer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Retailer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>And more! </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. The coffee you had this morning… <ul><li>Consider the various supply chains involved to provide you with: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Municipal water and electricity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Coffee beans </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A filter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cream </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sugar </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A cup </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. To get the cream for that coffee? <ul><li>You rely on, at least: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A farmer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A truck driver </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A box manufacturer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A printer (for that box) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A dairy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A retailer </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. A visual guide to a supply chain: Making a bicycle Step one: Iron ore from the mine
  7. 7. Step two: make steel
  8. 8. <ul><li>And: </li></ul><ul><li>plastic </li></ul><ul><li>foam </li></ul><ul><li>fabric </li></ul><ul><li>rubber </li></ul><ul><li>cardboard box… </li></ul>
  9. 9. Step three: manufacture parts
  10. 10. Step four: assemble bicycle
  11. 11. Step five: sell product
  12. 12. And, all through the process:
  13. 13. This gets a bike into your garage!
  14. 14. Possible consequences of a poorly run supply chain
  15. 15. Who works in the sector? <ul><li>The Canadian supply chain sector employs an estimated 767,000 workers in: </li></ul><ul><li>Senior management 1.3% </li></ul><ul><li>Logistics information systems 6.2% </li></ul><ul><li>Warehousing 45.2% </li></ul><ul><li>Transportation 22.1% </li></ul><ul><li>Inventory/material control 14.1% </li></ul><ul><li>Purchasing 10.7% </li></ul><ul><li>Marketing and sales 0.5% </li></ul>
  16. 16. What is the role of the CSCSC? <ul><ul><li>The Canadian Supply Chain Sector Council brings together partners in the sector to develop solutions to the human resource challenges faced by stakeholders. Recognizing the vital role of the supply chain to Canada’s economy, the Council is committed to enhancing the sector’s ability to attract and retain workers at all levels and across the full range of functions, and to advancing the skills of those workers. </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Funded by the Government of Canada’s Sector Council Program </li></ul><ul><li>Supported by: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>APICS – The Association for Operations Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ACCC – Association of Canadian Community Colleges </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CIFFA – Canadian International Freight Forwarders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CITT – Canadian Institute of Traffic and Transportation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PMAC – Purchasing Management Association of Canada </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SCL – Supply Chain & Logistics Association Canada </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. Council’s raison d’être <ul><li>2005 sector study resulted in 26 recommendations for action, including the formation of a sector council that would undertake to accomplish many of the remaining recommendations </li></ul><ul><li>Final report: in Publications and Resources section, at </li></ul>
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