Supply Chain Management
At Southmedic, world-class supply chain management begins with our customers. Our customer-focused supply chain professionals strive for cost saving solutions to optimize the value proposition for each customer.
Our team is focused on four primary areas: reducing cost, improving quality, shortening delivery times, and implementing lean manufacturing process improvement methodologies.
Our goal at Southmedic is to provide full service supply chain management with an experienced and responsive team to complement every aspect of manufacturing, custom injection molding and business needs.
Improving purchasing power
Southmedic’s supply chain organization partners with our customers to map the existing supply chains, offering solutions to consolidate the supply base to Southmedic – preferred suppliers, to increase purchasing power and thus reduce component costs.
Close collaboration with our customers is fundamental to securing the supply chain. Investigating the possibility of capital improvements, dual sourcing options and other supply chain tactics are part of Southmedic’s ongoing process of assuring a secure supply chain for each of our customers.
At Southmedic, we aim to leverage our supply chain organization so as to position each customer for success in any business climate. We view our suppliers as our partners. These partners contribute to our ability to deliver to our customers and ultimately, to achieving our core values. These strong and mutually beneficial working relationships ensures our ability to secure long term supply agreements.
ERP from forecast through to order confirmation
Southmedic supports its supply chain organization by providing:
Dynamic supply network optimization tools to enable our extended supply chain organization to better schedule capacity around our customers’ changing needs
Orderly material flow, to reduce your inventory levels, and shortening production lead time
Superior inventory management to allow us to manage your inventory by providing just in time delivery from your blanket order, to deliver your parts as you need them
Customer portal capablilty, to offer visibility from point of order entry through to final inspection, giving our customers the ability to view the status of their order at any given time