" A purchasing manager should have a good understanding of the elements of the purchasing cycle. Explain the elements of the procurement cycle and assess its significance to the role of a purchasing manager ". Management in any company must understand the art of obtaining products and services. The procurement or purchasing cycle considered as one of concepts of purchasing that taking orders and activities from suppliers and transfer it to the final destination and follows specific steps for identifying the need of the company through the final step of the contract admin. For any manager he need to know how to manage his company or his purchasing business of goods and services , So he applies what we called purchasing cycle which is " the plenty of time between two purchases and helps manager to achieve the highest percentage and activity of sale purchases ".
Several areas must be addressed to achieve a leading edge SCM system. First, we need to find out what customer service element is important to the customer so that those elements can be focused on. We also need to set performance level benchmarks so that we can gauge the customer’s satisfaction level. Another important factor is to decide the number of distribution centers a company should have and also what should be the appropriate location of the distribution centers so that the company can cover all of its customer base.  Supply chain redesign
Thus, it is essential for the supply chain managers to develop a set of pricing, payment processes with suppliers and delivery in order to create metrics to monitor and improve the relationships. Then, supply chain management managers can use all the processes to manage their goods and different services which include receiving and authenticating the shipments, moving them to the manufacturing industries and then approving supplier
Market need is uncertainly, to meet customer expectation, company have to learn what their want and provide it on time. Marketing research therefore can be called that is one of the factor that force company’s ability to supply expected goods or service to market by mean of learning about consumers and respond their need. (Trim et al 2006, pp205-206) Good research should be objective and provide precise information for companies because that influences to manager whose make decision and develops business plan or strategy from that data. Moreover, Trim et al(2006, p209) argue that ‘marketing strategists need to be able to use the findings of qualitative marketing research in order to influence board level thinking and actions.’ that necessary for manager to ta... ... middle of paper ... ...y want company to improve quality of similar product that company already got. This comment might come on extra comment in questionnaire that researchers give to respondents.
Customer Requirement and Engineering Characteristics 2.1 Customer Requirement and its Important Customer requirement refer to the needs or feedback of the customers to a certain product. It related to the design specification and the engineering characteristic of the product. In the same time, customers play an important role in the product design and development because whenever we satisfied the customers need, we achieve the goal. About the quality of the product, it is linked to the customer requirement and customer specification. Customer specification are specific, precise, detail instruction form the customer for the vendor that address characteristics related to the purchase of goods and services.
The sales team members responsible for implementing the tactic by location, when each action will start and finish and how much each time it will cost should also be included. Furthermore, it is important to check if the action plan supports all strategies and tactics. Communicating and monitoring the sales plan Once a sales plan has been, it's important to communicate it effectively to employees and customers so they can help achieve the sales goals. The sales plan also needs to identify the steps that will be taken to assess its effectiveness. Essentially, the sales plan is a living document that needs to be regularly monitored and updated.
Customers are the center of the importance of quality. Attracting and satisfying customers with a product and providing them with the services they want is the key of being successful with a product or service. Organizations should consider their customers at all levels of developing their product and use customer satisfaction as the main influence in the quality of their product. In class our definition of quality is “meeting the customer’s needs and expectations.” If an organization product dissatisfies its customers then the organization will not be able to be successful. Organizations should define the quality of their product by how well it meets what the customers are expecting.
MARKET: Market can be termed as a place where groups or individuals come in interaction to satisfy their needs, wants, or desires through mutual exchange. These exchanges represent value for all involved parties. For these groups to come into interaction there must be an underlying need that deserves to be satisfied. Along with this, certain other factors are also pre-requisite for a market which include, but are not limited to: Need that is required to be fulfilled Ability of the group to buy products for satisfying that need Willingness of the group t interact with each other MARKETING: Marketing refers to a process whereby marketers or companies identify and anticipate the needs of customers, and fulfill them with mutual considerations
Ø Coordinate its functions to achieve marketing aims Ø Be aware of constraints on marketing activities I will also be considering the importance of developing and maintaining a relationship with its customers, potential customers and other stakeholders. I will look upon on establishing customer needs, methods of analysing marketing opportunities, and the m... ... middle of paper ... ...ons can exert a major influence upon the stores’ accessibility and attractiveness to consumers. Planning the selection process as carefully as possible and using methods described should maximise the success. Marks and Spencer pays particular attention to social and geodemographics, along with consumer spend, before deciding on a location. Own brands are desirable products to offer, as they offer profitable margins and a high level of control over the marketing aspects of management.
This project involves large cross-functional teams with shared responsibilities. 188.8.131.52 Quality Function Deployment Once customer requirements have been captured and analyzed, information of customer requirements needs to be translated into functional specifications and design. This activity involves marketing function, product designers and engineers. Quality Functional Deployment (QFD) is a well-documented technique for translating the “Voice of the Customer” into “Action of the Developers”. QFD is an appropriate approach to identify how customers perceive various functional product capabilities, features, and quality and reduce perception uncertainty.