Supply Chain is at the heart of every business – it is a system of organisations, people, activities, information, and resources involved in moving products or services from supplier to customer. It may include the transformation of natural resources, raw materials, and components into a finished product.
The Supply Chain Practitioner organises and coordinates a network of interconnected businesses in the provision of goods and services to the end customer and will work in one or more supply chain functions.
Typical duties include forecasting customer demand, liaising with the factories schedule production, processing orders, and working with hauliers and distribution centres. They have a comprehensive understanding of the entire supply chain and strive to deliver the best value for their business and customer.