Sustainable Solutions for
Supply Chain Planning
Cut inventory levels.
Lower distribution costs.
Reduce cash flow cycles.
Improve customer service.
These are examples of benefits that Supply Chain Consultants (SCC) delivers
to clients every day and just a sampling of what we can do for your business
through supply chain planning. SCC has the people, the technology, and the
track record to guarantee business value by helping you leverage the
information you need to make better decisions in your internal supply chain.
Founded in 1993, SCC has developed some of the supply chain industry’s
most advanced modeling technology that is now in place in major
corporations throughout the world. We are constantly developing new
technology and have built a remarkable organization of supply chain
specialists who exhibit a rare mix of business understanding, technical savvy,
and commitment to the highest standards of customer satisfaction.
Whether you want to re-engineer your entire internal supply chain, improve
specific operations, or just want to know what advanced planning and
scheduling can do for you, we can help. We offer consulting, software, and
support for all of the following key areas of your supply chain:
— Sales & Operations Planning
— Collaborative Planning
— Demand Management
— Inventory Management
— Production Planning & Scheduling
— Distribution & Logistics Planning
Your supply chain is too important to trust to just anyone. You need people
who can understand the intricate details of your business. You need people with
the scientific and engineering expertise to model the complex web of variables
that define your business. You need people who can work with you to produce
solutions that your people will use – day in and day out — to sustain these
hard-won benefits over time. You need SCC.
Just about everyone at SCC has an advanced degree in operations research,
mathematics, engineering, or business. Most have more than 10 years of
experience in applying supply chain planning in real-world settings. Many
have earned the CPIM (Certified in Production and Inventory Management)
designation from APICS, the Educational Society for Resource Management.
All of our consultants are required to advance toward CPIM certification and
“ Supply Chain Consultants
helped us through some difficult
maintain current credentials. This ensures that each team member stays abreast
of the most current thinking in production and inventory management. Our
clients gain the benefit of that knowledge.
times — helping us keep some
Although each consulting engagement is unique, we follow a structured process
models running, resurrecting a that we have refined through years of experience and tailor to the specific
circumstances, resource constraints, and timetable of your business. This ensures
few from the ashes, and taking
that we touch all the bases in helping you gain the maximum benefit from our
many to new levels .
Fortune 500 Chemical Company
years of supply chain planning success.
- December, 2000
When consulting engagements call for software, we offer solutions in two areas:
Zemeter implementation, and MIMI® implementation.
Zemeter™: implementing supply chain planning on a Microsoft® platform.
Zemeter is powerful technology that SCC has developed to enable manufactur-
ers of all sizes to realize the business improvement benefits of supply chain
planning. Zemeter technology provides collaborative decision support to sales,
operations, and logistics end-users. It equips them to understand customer
demand patterns, monitor inventory health, consolidate forecasting intelligence,
balance supply and demand, synchronize scheduling, and streamline distribution.
Zemeter technology integrates a rapid, risk-free implementation methodology;
a fully integrated, Microsoft component-based software package; and
a company-specific business knowledge repository. The resulting solution has
the affordability and ease-of-use of a packaged application, the analytical
muscle of an enterprise application, and the business-fit and flexibility of a
MIMI® – implementing Aspen Tech’s supply chain technology
MIMI is a powerful supply chain management technology that is marketed by
Aspen Technology. We are a development partner of Aspen focused on MIMI’s
demand management, inventory management, and transportation planning
capabilities. As an implementation partner, we have built more than 100 MIMI
applications and remain the world’s premier implementer of demand manage-
ment, inventory management and planning, and bulk transport optimization.
Implementing advanced planning and scheduling is one thing: sustaining them
is another. SCC offers a wide range of support packages to help keep your
supply chain viable as your business changes and grows. We work with you
“ Over the last 8 years, we have
successfully completed more than
to establish the minimum necessary service level, regionally and globally.
Offerings include ongoing general support and maintenance, telephone
help line, and more customized arrangements as required by your business
100 major supply chain projects
situation. We also have the experience, background, and knowledge base to
for our clients, ranging from plant take your third-party or internally developed solution and provide ongoing
support and maintenance. This ultimately allows you to outsource the support
level scheduling to integrated
of the existing solution and concentrate your resources on other more critical
applications. We pride ourselves business issues.
on the quality, capability, and
depth of experience that our
consultants bring to bear Training
on projects. However, the key Educating your organization is a key component of truly sustainable
supply chain planning. We offer seminars in supply chain and related
ingredient of our success is topics, software development, and installation-specific user issues. We
that all of us approach every host training classes and seminars at our Delaware headquarters, at
your location, or on the Internet. It’s likely that we already have or can
engagement fully committed quickly develop an appropriate seminar or training session to meet your
to helping our clients succeed.
Dr. Bibi Singh
organization’s educational needs in the supply chain arena.
Co-Founder and President
Why SCC? Demand
People – Our people have the credentials to take on the
toughest supply chain planning challenges and the proven
dedication to work them through to the optimal solution.
Complete Solution Set – From point solutions
for demand and inventory management to end-to-end
re-engineering, we have everything you need to extract
maximum value from your supply chain. Consolidate
Customer-driven Technology – We take great pride
in the power and versatility of our technology, but its greatest
attribute is that it has been created from the ground up around
Track Record – Our clients span the chemical, specialty
chemicals, petrochemical, electronics, and pulp and paper
industries. Some of the largest and most successful companies
in the world use our technology to reduce costs and improve
Business Practices – Our consultants work hard
to ensure that every customer is an enthusiastic business
reference for us.
With offices in the United States,
Europe, and Asia Pacific, SCC is
uniquely positioned to provide value
to global companies as well as local
or regional companies.
Supply Chain Consultants, Inc.
World Headquarters SCC Clients
5460 Fairmont Drive
Linden Green Center
Wilmington, DE 19808 Akzo-Nobel
Tel 302 738 9215 Atmel
Fax 302 454 7680
Europe Chevron Chemicals
Supply Chain Consultants n.v. DuPont
B-2000 Antwerpen Elenac
Tel +32 3 232 23 91
Fax +32 3 233 5106 Exxon Chemicals
Asia Pacific IBM Microelectronics
Supply Chain Consultants
7F-1, No. 104 Norsk Hydro
Tein-Yui Street, 111 Taipei NOVA Chemicals
Tel +886 933 891 573 Philip Morris USA
Rohm & Haas
Web www.supplychain.com Siliconix
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