Need To Optimise Core Segment Of Supply Chain Processes

Mumbai: | Updated: Feb 28 2003, 05:30am hrs
Mumbai-based Nitie and IIT-Bombay recently organised a one-day workshop on Operations Research Modelling in Supply Chain Management. The objective behind the workshop was to expose the delegates to state-of-the-art techniques in supply chain management (SCM) through conceptual and real- life cases.

Dwelling on the subject of operations research (OR) in SCM, Syntel (India) Ltds Makarand Kulkarni said: In the casting industries the need is to optimise the core segment of the entire supply chain processes.

Elaborating Tata Infotech Ltds Siddhartha Sen Gupta said: Any modelling in SCM should be designed to ensure higher profits and competitive growth.

The other aspects included tools that can overcome shortcomings of current implementation and improved SCM processes.