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Adapt to Survive Supply Chain Disruptions – Part 3


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This presentation provides an overview of how global supply chains, particularly across the manufacturing sector have been impacted by disruptions over the years. From Earthquakes, flooding and limited export of rare earth materials from China, companies are having to redesign their supply chains and B2B infrastructures to build extra resilience against future disruption. This particular presentation discusses how B2B solutions can help to increase resilience across today’s global supply chains. Updated April 2013

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Adapt to Survive Supply Chain Disruptions – Part 3

  1. 1. Adapt to Survive SupplyChain Disruptions – Part 3Mark Morley, Industry Marketing Director
  2. 2. Slide 2 | © 2013 GXS, Inc.Provides InformationManagement &CommunicationsOffersEnd-to-EndVisibilityProvidesScalability &FlexibilityHow Can B2B Help to MinimiseSupply Chain Risk?
  3. 3. Slide 3 | © 2013 GXS, Inc.Using Community Management Toolsto Increase Organisational ResilienceInformationManagement &Communication
  4. 4. Slide 4 | © 2013 GXS, Inc.Community Management –Strengthens Information ManagementHow do you currently manage thecontact information across yourtrading partner community?, isyour business ready to respond tothe disruption or change?Key Requirements:-• Centralised B2B Contact Directory• Self Service Access• Predefined Registration Process
  5. 5. Slide 5 | © 2013 GXS, Inc.Community Management –Improves Command and ControlHow long would it take to assessthe condition of your supply chainfollowing a crisis / naturaldisaster?, How quickly could youidentify an alternative supplier?Key Requirements:-• Mass Broadcast Communication• Secure Surveys & Web Forms• Real-Time Visibility & Follow Up
  6. 6. Slide 6 | © 2013 GXS, Inc.Community Management –Minimises Supply Chain RiskDo you have the IT infrastructurein place to assess, manage andmitigate supply chain risk?Key Requirements:-• Risk Surveys & Assessments• Risk Scoring & Weighting• Mitigation & Corrective Action Workflow• Establish Trading Partner Risk Database
  7. 7. Slide 7 | © 2013 GXS, Inc.B2B OperationsAutomationValidationVisibility & ControlLine of Business Sourcing & Procurement Supply Chain Compliance Corporate Partner Mgmt.YourPeopleCommunityInformationManagementOn-boarding &Self-service RegistrationWorkflowCollaborativeDispute & IssueManagementUnifiedCommunicationsCompliance,CSR & RiskRelationship &PerformanceYourEnterpriseSystemsCONTRACTMANUFACTURERSSUPPLIERSDISTRIBUTORSCUSTOMERS CARRIERS& 3PLSINSURERSFINANCIALINSTITUTIONSGXS Trading Grid® Improves HumanInteraction and Results
  8. 8. Slide 8 | © 2013 GXS, Inc.On-boarding and Compliance –North AmericaMultiple acquisitions in recent years hadled to a need to automate interactions withtheir vendor community. Implemented acommunity management tool to:• Improve the way in which contactinformation was managed across100,000 trading partners held withinOracle• Automate the registration process forup to 100 vendors per day
  9. 9. Slide 9 | © 2013 GXS, Inc.Is Your Supply Chain Prepared?Slide 9 | © 2013 GXS, Inc.
  10. 10. Slide 10 | © 2013 GXS, Inc.Thank YouPhonesUS: 1-800-334-2255, option 3EMEA: +44 (0) 1932 776047GXS web sitesUS: www.gxs.comEMEA: