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Name and describe the three main divisions of supply, production, and distribution systems.

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Step 1

The interlink of all the organizations, individuals, and activities involved in producing and selling of products refers to the supply chain. Supply chain management facilitates the transfer of goods and services from suppliers to consumers.

Step 2

Supply, production, and distribution system is different in every organization. The three main important division of supply chain management are as follows:

Step 3
  • Flow of material

The flow of material is nothing but the transformation of raw material into finished goods through the manufacturing unit.  

  1. Procurement of raw material

This part generally focuses on raw materials supplied from different suppliers. After obtaining the raw material, it goes to the manufacturing unit.

 

2. Processing of raw materia...

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