Supply Chain Diagnostic Guide

Supply Chain Diagnostic Guide

The Umbrex Supply Chain Diagnostic Guide is a comprehensive guide for conducting a diagnostic of a company’s supply chain operations.

The guide includes:

  • Data Requests: Information to gather before starting the diagnostic
  • Diagnostic Checklists: Five checklists to make sure you cover everything
  • Interview Guides: Questions to ask Head of Supply Chain; Directors of Strategic Sourcing, Procurement, Warehouse/Inventory, and Logistics/Transportation, and Procurement Managers
  • Scorecards: Scorecards for rating 27 aspects of supply chain

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The Supply Chain Diagnostic Guide includes:

Introduction

Section 1: Data Request

Section 2: Checklists

  • Supply Chain Strategy
  • Process Management
  • Infrastructure & Technology
  • Sourcing & Procurement
  • Logistics & Distribution

Section 3: Interview Guides

  • VP, SVP, or Head of Supply Chain
  • Director of Strategic Sourcing
  • Director of Procurement
  • Director of Warehouse and Inventory Management
  • Director of Logistics and Transportation
  • Procurement Managers

Section 4: Scorecards

  • SUPPLY CHAIN STRATEGY:
    • Overarching Strategy
    • Demand Forecasting
    • Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP)
    • Network Optimization
    • Supply Chain Resilience
    • Human Resources
    • Risk Management and Compliance
    • Continuous Improvement
  • PROCESS MANAGEMENT:
    • Order Processes
    • Sourcing Processes
    • Fulfillment Processes
    • Return Processes
    • Quality Control
  • INFRASTRUCTURE AND TECHNOLOGY:
    • Building Management
    • Equipment Maintenance
    • I.T. Systems
  • SOURCING AND PROCUREMENT:
    • RFP Procedures
    • Procurement
    • Buying
    • Vendor Relationship Management
    • Sustainability and Ethical Sourcing
  • LOGISTICS AND DISTRIBUTION:
    • Warehouse Management
    • Inventory Control
    • Transportation Management
    • Workplace Safety
    • Production Planning
    • Distribution Planning