Assignment: SCM Reference
The CEO of the startup company you are working with you to attend the executive steering committee meeting. The committee is looking to implement a new SCM system. The manufacturing company does not currently have a SCM system and does not believe there is a need for one. The lack of having one causes the company to have occasional operational issues, which results in a loss of revenue. The executive steering committee has asked you to research the different SCM system software packages available and create a comparison chart of the different packages. They would also like you to provide a summary that will give a recommendation for what SCM system the organization should use.
Research at least four SCM system software packages.
Create a comparison chart for at least four SCM packages you researched that includes the following:
• Demand Planning
• Import/Export Management
• Inventory Management
• Shipping Management
• Supplier Management
• Transportation Management
• Warehouse Management
Write a 1-page summary that will help the executives determine what SCM system and strategy to use that will ensure success. Be sure to include the following in your summary:
• A high-level overview of the supply chain
• Why each step is important to the organization
• How the supply chain will help the company succeed and correct the operational issues.
Format your assignment according to the following formatting requirements:
1. The answer should be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides.
2. The response also includes a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student's name, the course title, and the date. The cover page is not included in the required page length.
3. Also include a reference page. The Citations and references should follow APA format. The reference page is not included in the required page length.