- Cross Functional Cooperation:The internal focus of the previous Level will be enriched with additional areas of improvement and savings under the control of purchasing function.
- Suppliers will begin to play a larger and more important rule
- New Interchanging Information Tools : The demand full fillment network cannot be optimized without state-of-the-art information technology that correctly links supply with demand.
- Two-way flow of information: Free flow , data stream of realize information make better decision and serve customer more effectively
Driver: Supply Chain Leader
Internal Excellence that means:
- Cycle times can drop dramatically ( to hours)
- Error can be minimized , inspection can be reduced
- Safety stocks can be reduced with a more accurate forecast
- Paperwork can be minimized in such an information stream
- Best-selling items can always be available