Supply Chain Technology Planning
We help you to define future supply chain systems and related application architecture needed to support current and emerging business strategies.
Key activities included the following:
- Benchmarking and evaluation of current systems & processes
- Definition of Future State ‘To-Be’ systems & processes (includes transitional states)
- Identification of systems options with comprehensive Business case
- Definition of a prioritized roadmap and action plan
SCG customers receive a clear & concise vision of how to rationalize their existing Supply Chain IT systems portfolio and develop a more integrated, scalable & flexible application architecture. This supports immediate execution of a transition roadmap.
Our comprehensive selection methodology leverages numerous successful client selections and best practice templates. Throughout the process, we work with your team to identify, profile, and quantify your company’s needs that are then assessed against best-in-class vendor solutions. To support decision making a high level business case is developed, selection is made, a blueprint is created to document the full solution, with an implementation roadmap. Throughout each step, we maintain objectivity while pursuing the solution that best fits your business strategy and incorporates relevant industry best practices.
This is no way to select your technology platform.
SCG works with you to:
WMS and Material Handling Automation
Our consulting team has been through many WMS and DC/Manufacturing Automation implementations. In this work we have accumulated advanced training documentation and lessons learned, tools and templates, while remaining objective and keeping vendors honest. We continue to invest in tools and templates focused on reducing your project lifecycle and risk in WMS and related applications.
Solutions our team has implemented include: Manhattan Assoc. WMOS, PKMS, SCI, LMS, Slotting, Yard; Infor Infor10 and WM 2000; JDA Red Prairie WMS; Retalix Power Warehouse & Enterprise; Dematic solutions; SSI Schafer solutions; Swisslog solutions; High Jump WMS; SAP WM & EWM; Vocollect; Multiple MHE and Picking solutions.
Our TMS consultants have years of TMS and Transportation operations expertise. We have worked across most modes (not yet drones) of transportation and have implemented technology to manage and provide visibility.
Similar to WMS, we have accumulated lessons learned, with tools and relevant templates.
Solutions our team has implemented include: Manhattan Associates TP+E, TP, FP, SCI; Descartes; JDA i2, Manugistics; SAP TM; Oracle OTM; Retalix Supply Chain & Logistics and Roadnet.
ERP and Order Management
Every day, you need to deliver many goods to many locations, on-time and accurately, over and over. Maybe you use multiple systems or rely on multiple manual spreadsheets to get the job done. Through better applications and cloud based delivery it has never been as cost effective to bring all your processes together in one set of applications . We bring to you objective guidance and project support that will help you select, design & deliver a solution that fits business and IT operational needs.
Typical benefits of ERP and Complex Order Management systems:
- Respond & resolve customer order issues in real time
- Lower administrative and accounting overhead
- Centralize distribution & logistics saving costs
- Seamless inventory management with customer Available To Promise
- Optimize shelf-landed costs and customer service levels
Solutions our team has implemented include: SAP and SAP Retail; Oracle Retail; Retalix; Microsoft Dynamics, Manhattan Assoc. Distributed Order Management
Our Project Management professionals have been certified by either large Consulting organizations or hold the PMP designation.
Our PM’s bring years of full lifecycle experience, proven methods, sample supply chain project plans, facilitation skills, and strong execution capabilities to your project.
Unlike many, our PM’s have backgrounds and relevant industry expertise to “fast track” the project and to add value by “proofing” IT and Business team work products. Typical activities include build & maintain detailed ‘multi-track’ project plans, facilitate & lead weekly project team meetings. Our PM’s have effectively managed and delivered success in small, large and very complex technology application and operations improvement programs. Comprehensive dashboards.