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Supply Chain Management

Importance of supply chain management in manufacturing industry

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AH Group follows a procedural approach when it comes to managing the distribution of goods from raw material producers through manufacturers and finally down to consumers or end users. The importance of supply chain management in manufacturing industry has never been felt so sharply. Its impact is felt in a number of areas including the availability of inputs required for production, costs, processes and profitability of manufactured goods, infrastructure of the company and the interaction of companies with customers and suppliers. We understand clearly the ways that supply chain management can affect manufacturers from both a strategic as well as everyday operational perspective for all businesses – small, medium and large. Reliability of Inputs: We ensure that raw materials arrive on a consistent basis at manufacturing facilities on time. If the raw materials don’t arrive on time, production can come to a standstill. The lack of consistent delivery of inputs can put assembly lines to dormancy and employees in an idle state. This means a company will be unable to carry out time-sensitive orders. If a company is facing supply chain break-down before the arrival of inputs to the facility, the manufacture will be forced to look for raw materials from alternative sources leading to reduced profitability and higher prices. Distribution Costs: Bringing down distribution costs is an important function of supply chain management. We help manufacturers with cost-efficient supply chain, reducing drastically the overhead as well as direct sales costs at the same time. Company Infrastructure: If you’re a manager in a manufacturing firm, you need to strike out the right balance between maintaining fully-owned distribution systems and contractor services. But with AH Group, you can be rest assured…

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Effective Supply Chain Management

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The years from 2007 through 2009 would be vividly remembered for the economic volatility. And again exactly after a decade we are witnessing another round of economic paralysis that has affected customer demand and rapid movement of fuel and raw materials, besides escalating commodity prices. The AH Group is committed to creating more customer-centric, efficient supply chains whilst exploring innovative ways to implement cost reduction, and acting as enabler for growth opportunities. We, at the AH group, have identified six best practices for effective supply chain management process: We have set up a planning and business model that is purely demand-driven in real time and demand shaping. The point is to have the insights to leverage opportunities and tackle challenges so that your business not only thrives but also succeeds. We help develop a highly agile and adaptive supply chain with accelerated planning and integrated implementation. The benefits of it may include businesses making fast adjustments to the dynamic and continuous supply chain and market changes. This can even reduce, if not eliminate, the impact of shocks across the supply chain. We help optimize product designs and product management for manufacturing, supply and sustainability to step up profitability and promote innovation. We achieve this by helping you in making the right decision right in the early stage of product development cycle. Designs must be optimized for supply chain operation and supply manufacturability. It is important that true delivery costs are captured and analyzed to strike balance across the supply chain network. We align the supply chain of a business with its business goals by combining the sales and operation planning with corporate business planning. Integrate environmental and social sustainability into…

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