Supply Chain Optimizer
SCO incorporates five major components to provide analysis of Stock Keeping Units (SKU) and the recommendation of the most cost efficient Flow Method:
- Load Staging Database
- Work Unit Management
- “What If” Flow Calculator
- Flow Calculator
- SCO Designer
The actual analysis is based on the following criteria:
- SKU Importance: The relative importance of the SKU to the success of the company strategy.
- Vendor Reliability: The relative supplier performance in providing product to meet the company strategy.
- Logistics Capability: The ability for logistics to respond to Flow Method recommendations.
Together the combination of data, formulas, constants and methods provides the analyst with the resources to make Flow Method decisions based on sound Supply Chain principles.