A Supply Chain Configuration Strategy is how a business organizes a supply chain network and processes to achieve its goals and benefits. Businesses elect a Supply Chain Configuration Strategy for each supply chain as part of the creation and management of unique supply chain networks. (See Supply Chain Management (Align Network) processes for more information).
OpenReference has defined 4 key Supply Chain Configuration Strategies to standardize communication and practices sharing.
Typically the elected Supply Chain Configuration Strategy for a specific supply chain describes the front-end (customer facing side) of the supply chain. A supply chain may consist of a blend of strategies, however with the intent to achieve the goals and benefits of the Supply Chain Configuration Strategy elected for the supply chain.
|SCCS||Supply Chain Configuration Strategy||1||SCCS|
|A113||Identify Strategic Supply Chain Capabilities||3||A113|