Case Study Questions On Using A Scm Information System

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Q.1 Briefly describe the business processes supported by a Supply Chain Management (SCM) information system. In a global business like Emerson what are the advantages and disadvantages of using a SCM information system? With Emerson’s many divisions using different suppliers, what would be the benefits of using a single SCM information system for all of its divisions?

At first, Emerson’s deliveries used to come from different suppliers from same place, so it used to pay more as it took deliveries separately. Later, they saved millions regarding the inventory by loading the deliveries from different suppliers in a same container. In 2005
, a pilot program developed that was specialised in transportation
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