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Group Supply Chain Management

Solution Overview

By starting from group centralized purchase, centralized sales, group internal stock transfer, joint warehouse, and other core business sectors, the Kingdee EAS group supply chain management solution helps you to implement centralized management of purchase and reduce the purchase cost. It formulates the sales policies and prices in a centralized way, and standardizes the commodity sales behaviors. The management of the group internal stock transfer and the joint warehouse enables the further lowering of the internal overall inventory of the group, and improves the utility of cash flow. The solution helps the enterprise to slash production and operation cost, uplift the customer satisfaction of the enterprise, and continuously improve the benefits and profits of the enterprise.

Key Business Requirements

1) The supply chain management, purchase policy management, customer management, sales policy management, customer management, and sales policy management platform controlled by the group in a centralized manner.
2) The ideal planning, POorder, receipt, delivery, centralized control of stock transfer, and logistics allocation platform.
3) The ideal external settlement, internal settlement platform to reasonably use and allocate capital.
4) The multi-dimensional group business analysis platform to provide support to the operation decision making of the group.

Solution Structure

The Kingdee EAS group supply chain management solution performs unified consolidation of the basic management, centralized purchase, centralized warehouse, centralized sales, cost control, and other core contents of the group supply, and implements the unified purchase management, unified inventory management and allocation, unified sales policies, reduced OpEx, and instant update of inventory status of the group supply chain. As a result, it helps to achieve group resource consolidation, make full use of the overall benefits, and maximize the enterprise benefits.


Architecture of the total solution of the Kingdee EAS group supply chain management

Solution

Centralized purchase

Mode of centralized pricing and distributed purchase
This mode is a semi-loose centralized purchase mode. The group headquarters or the purchase company is responsible for managing the suppliers and formulating purchase price and other purchase policies. When the branches perform purchase business, they follow the purchase policies afore-mentioned. They handle a series of purchase business operations, including the purchase application, PO, purchase receipt, and purchase settlement and payment.

The advantages of the mode are flexible, fast, and easy to control, with supplier resource sharing and price advantage. As the branches perform purchase independently, and know better about their own requirements and urgency, they can usually achieve a fast and flexible effect. In addition, they can control the purchase volume and date of delivery more easily. As the group controls the supplier resources, the resources can be shared to achieve a price edge.

Mode of centralized order, distributed receipt, and distributed payment
This mode is a semi tightly-knit centralized purchase mode and one of the common centralized purchase modes. The group headquarters or the purchase company is responsible for managing the suppliers, formulating purchase price and other purchase policies, and purchase ordering. The branches propose the purchase application, and the headquarters or the purchase company summarizes the applications and makes adjustments, places the POs according to the adjustment result, and issues the receipt notice to the branches. The branches receive and store the goods according to the receive notice or the PO, and perform external sales amount settlement according to the receipt notice.

The advantages of the mode are group planning, volume advantage, and reduced cost. The control of the purchase plan and POs at the level of the group benefits the overall group planning and accordingly reduces the transport and storage cost. The price advantage is obvious, and the purchase cost is lowered.

Mode of centralized order, distributed receipt, and centralized payment
This mode is a tightly-knit centralized purchase mode and a common mode. Most of the tightly-knit groups adopt this group purchase mode. The group headquarters or the purchase company is responsible for managing the suppliers, formulating the purchase prices and other purchase policies, and purchase ordering. The branches propose the purchase applications, and the headquarters or the purchase company summarizes the applications and makes adjustments, places the POs according to the adjustment result, and issues the receipt notices to the branches. The branches receive and store the goods according to the receive notices or the POs. The branches summarize the receipt notices issued by the headquarters or the purchase company, and perform external sales amount settlement according to the receipt notices. The headquarters or the purchase company performs internal settlement with the branches separately according to the receipt notes.

The model has advantages in group logistics, capital flow, volume advantage, and reduced cost. The control of the purchase plan and POs at the level of the group benefits the overall group planning and accordingly reduces the transport and storage cost. The price advantage is obvious, and the purchase cost is lowered. Group settlement aids the effective control of the purchase capital.

Mode of stock transfer after centralized purchase
This mode is a tightly-knit centralized purchase mode. It is applicable to the purchase of a large volume of materials of the group. The group headquarters or the purchase company is responsible for managing the suppliers, formulating the purchase prices and other purchase policies, and purchase ordering. The branches propose the purchase applications, and the headquarters or the purchase company summarizes the applications and makes adjustments, places the POs according to the adjustment result. The branches complete the subsequent receipt, inventory storage, and settlement of external sales amount. After that, according to the purchase applications of the branches, the headquarters or the purchase company initiates the internal stock transfer process, formulates the stock transfer order and performs delivery of stock transfer. The branches perform receipt handling according to the stock transfer order. Both sides perform internal settlement in the end.

The model has advantages in group logistics, capital flow, volume advantage, and reduced cost. The control of the purchase plan and POs at the level of the group benefits the overall group planning and accordingly reduces the transport and storage cost. The price advantage is obvious, and the purchase cost is lowered. Group settlement aids the effective control of the purchase capital.

Centralized sales

Mode of centralized pricing and distributed sales
This mode is a semi-loose centralized sales mode. The group headquarters is responsible for managing the customers, channel resources, appraisal, and credit control. It is also responsible for formulating sales price policies, price subsidiary and profit refund policies, and sales internal incentive policies. The branches follow the policies of the headquarters or the purchase company when they implement the sales business. They perform the sales orders, delivery notice, sales delivery, sales settlement, collection, and other business process. This mode has advantages in group unified policies, flexible business, and fast response.

Mode of stock transfer by regional distribution center
This mode is a typical tightly-knit centralized sales mode. The headquarters is responsible for customer resource management, appraisal, and credit control. It is also responsible for formulating sales price policies, price subsidiary and profit refund policies, and sales internal incentive policies. According to the requirement forecast and regional center applications, the group allocates the salable commodities and properly transfers them to the regional center as planned. The regional center is responsible for warehouse management. At this moment, the ownership of the commodities is usually not transferred. When a branch has a sales requirement, the regional center or the headquarters performs unified goods source distribution, determines the delivery plan, and perform the sales delivery. After that, the branch completes the sales settlement and the internal settlement for internal transaction of the goods. In addition, the group is also responsible for sales performance summary, statistics collection, and analysis, and on that basis, formulates the sales plan. This mode has advantages in group control, internal collaboration, resource sharing, unified distribution, and economy of scale.

Mode of stock transfer by sales company
This mode is a typical tightly-knit centralized sales mode. The group is responsible for customer resource management, appraisal, and credit control. It is also responsible for formulating the sales price policies, the price subsidiary policies, and the sales internal incentive policies. The sales company is responsible for completing the sales business of the goods and responding quickly to the market. The sales company usually proposes the application in advance, and transfers the goods to its own warehouse. When a customer has a requirement, the sales company can deliver the goods immediately from its warehouse. It will then complete the sales settlement, and perform internal settlement with the goods owner. This mode has advantages in group control, internal collaboration, resource sharing, unified distribution, and economy of scale.

Mode of Orders of sales company and direct delivery by factory
This mode is a typical tightly-knit centralized sales mode. Generally, it is a supplement to mode 3 or mode 4. The group is responsible for customer resource management, appraisal, and credit control. It is also responsible for sales price policies, the price subsidiary and profit refund policies, and the sales internal incentive policies. When a branch has a sales requirement, the headquarters performs unified goods source distribution, determines the good supplier, delivery place, and delivery plan. The supplier determined performs the sales delivery. After that, the branch completes the sales settlement and the internal settlement for internal transaction of the goods. In addition, the group is also responsible for sales performance summary, statistics collection, and analysis, and on that basis, formulates the sales plan. This mode has advantages in group control, internal collaboration, resource sharing, unified distribution, and economy of scale.

Mode of three-party stock transfer
In modes 3, 4, and 5, if the internal settlement involves the goods supplier, the goods receiver, and the management party, this mode is included. This mode usually does not exist. It is included in the previous modes. In addition, concerning centralized purchase, if the internal stock transfer needs three-party settlement, this mode is also included. The advantage of this mode is orderly interest distribution.

Stock transfer within the group

By formulating the group distribution plan and the goods demanding plan, the group issues the stock transfer order and the delivery notice, and through group internal transfer, implements stock transfer receipt and delivery between the branch and the group, or between branches. As a result, the unified transfer and control of the internal materials and sales commodities is achieved. The inventory of the materials and sales commodities of the entire group is further lowered, the cost is reduced, and the available cash flow is increased.

The internal stock transfer business handling of the group involves stock transfer notice, transfer receipt, transfer delivery, and transfer settlement. Transit damage handling and in-transit handling can also be performed.

Characteristics of Solution

This solution has the following characteristics:

1. Integrate the main process of supply chain management with other systems, and satisfy the basic management requirements of supply chain of the customer.

2. Effectively process the management business of purchase, sales, and inventory under multiple organizations, and satisfy the requirements of the increasingly developing customers.

3. Allow custom business type and inventory transaction type. The customer can conveniently expand different business processing modes through transaction definition and business process definition, which is applicable to the complex and flexible business requirements of the customer.

4. Relate business activities to details. It satisfies the trackable requirements of the business activities by more and more customers, and adapts the requirements of in-depth analysis and precision management in a better way.

5. Process business and finance activities in a synchronous way and provide diverse business alarm, enabling the full-process real-time management and monitoring of the business process by the customer, and satisfying the requirements of quick response to the market by the customer.

6. Support multi-organization joint warehouse operation, satisfying the requirement of supply chain management by the modern distribution customers.

 

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