Level 2 Purchasing - Introduction to Supply Chain - Institute of Supply Chain Management
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Level 2 Purchasing – Introduction to Supply Chain

10 Unit Credit Values

  • Supply Chain: the supply chain route; customers, retailers, wholesalers and distributors; manufacturers; components/raw material suppliers; streams; upstream activities; downstream activities
  • Successful Supply Chains: satisfaction for the end user; flexibility; alignment; distribution; suppliers; inventory management; lead times; measures
  • Relationships Between the Links of a Supply Chain: vertical, horizontal, transactional, collaborative and productive relationships; external supply chains; internal supply chains; aims of supply chain relationships
  • Roles Organisations Play: planning; purchasing; inventory; manufacturing; delivery; supply chain operations

The above is the unit content for the Introduction to Supply Chain unit found in the Level 2 qualification. To view more units, click here and select the “Units” tab.

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