Objectives Of Supply Chain Management

Elements As Incorporated Into CTICC’s
SCM Policy

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Demand Management

This is the beginning of the supply chain management process and forms part of the strategic planning of the municipality. The municipality will identify resources required to support its commitments. Demand management ensures resources are delivered at the correct time, place, price, quantity and quality.

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Acquisition Management

This is the management of procurement by the municipality. Acquisition management determines the process to be applied when procuring the needed goods and services; including however the market will be approached, bid documentation to be used, how bids will be evaluated and the contract documentation to be signed.

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Logistics Management

This aspect addresses the setting of inventory levels, the receiving and distribution of goods, store and warehouse management, transport management, vendor performance, maintenance as well as contract administration.

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Performance Management

This is the monitoring process, undertaking a retrospective analysis to determine whether the proper processes have been followed and whether the desired objectives were achieved. It is the responsibility of the supply chain senior manager to ensure that these objectives and elements are adhered to and implemented. Thereby ensuring a sound, sustainable and accountable supply chain system which is fair, equitable, transparent, competitive and cost effective.