Replenishment models at BEL for growth
Prashant Bhatmule, Head-CPG/SCM-EPC, Bajaj Electricals, talks about the importance of logistics and SCM in electric appliances, techniques and best practices of BEL.
process at any work centre will still continue to have average speed, without intermittent gaps. The backend production is planned and supported with averaging of the demand keeping in mind the expected high tides in the flow requirements. Backend supplies are managed using TOC principles to avoid excess inventory at any location.
BEL has gone to the extent of giving access to vendors for generation of the PO for supply on the vendor portal-basis the norms predefined in system
How do you ensure smooth coordination between suppliers, transporters and other departments?
It depends on the approach used in today’s era of collaborative working. The suppliers are connected well through with the vendor portal and have a detailed transparency on the PO/ stocks at Bajaj and the schedules for production.
BEL has gone ahead to the extent of giving access to vendors for generation of the PO for supply on the vendor portal-basis on the norms predefined in system.
We believe strongly in collaborative approach, and hence we have common meetings to yield maximum and fast output.The agility today in working practice decides the future of business, hence it is ensured that the discussions happen through various modes like VC/intranet/tele-conference to conclude faster.