ACTIONS CONNECTS THEIR SUPPLY CHAIN PARTIES TO SUPPLY CHAIN PORTAL .... a fast growing retailer, with over 1900 shops in various European countries. Supply Chain Portal supports the Buying process, for various product groups, on various continents. The Portal manages the Logistic Supply Chain Processes (suppliers, factories, consolidators, logistic operations). Shipments are created, consolidated, track & traced, and received in various countries. The Portal manages the inbound flow by creating a finite capacity planning and provides slot booking functionality.
Reconciling purchase orders with suppliers.
The Portal presents the purchase orders to the correct supplier.
The supplier indicates whether the demand as mentioned in the purchase orders can be met. Adjustments can be made about delivery date, delivery quantities and quality.
Changes and deviations in purchase orders are being tracked. The Portal provides a clear overview on the status of the purchase orders.
The Portal monitors the progress and reports issues and alerts you in the event of deviations or progress problems. All Supply Chain parties involved will have the same view on the status, progress and possible deviations on the purchase orders.
EDI messages can be imported and exported.
Inbound Control Tower.
Supply Chain Portal provides a real-time overview on the progress and status of inbound shipments.
All M.O.T's are supported (Road, Sea, Air and Train).
All flow types are supported (shipments from suppliers to logistics operations, transit shipments, cross-dock shipments, direct shipments and drop shipments).
The departure and arrival times of shipments are being monitored. The Portal provides Track and Trace information and will alert you in case of any progress problems.
Transport documents (f.e. C.O.O., B/L, E-cmr, SSCC) are being digitized.
Automatic scheduling of time slots for receipts.
Suppliers and carriers can make a slot booking appointment in the Portal for unloading and loading goods at the logistics operation.
Based on a finite time- and capacity planning, the logistics operation is planned efficiently. This diminisches peak times in the logistics operation.
The logistics operation gains a clear and accurate view on the inbound shipments to receive, and the required resources for the receival process.
Also the Portal directs the Yard Management and Dock Scheduling. This prevents congestion and diminisches any waiting times for the trucks.
Control of Inter-DC transports.
The correct goods, in the right quantity, at the right time, at the right DC.
Inter-DC transports (Transito, Overflow and Replenishment) are planned and controlled by the Portal.