Supply Chain ManagementARBT works using a very robust Supply Chain Management System, combining the power of Information Technology and advanced Industry practices -driven by the experience of seasoned professionals. We help our customers swiftly deliver high-quality products while also managing fluctuations in the product’s demand.
Demand Management, Planning and ForecastingARBT deploys SAP S4 HANA as the backbone of our operations. The forecast and orders from customers are transpired into requirement schedules through a process of demand management and production planning to meet customer needs within a given timeline.
Sourcing and Buying PolicyARBT abides by certain basic principles for sourcing and buying:
- ARBT buys only from manufacturers or distributors who are authorized line cardholders
- COC is mandatory in identified categories
- Non-disclosure agreement and supply agreement with all suppliers
- A formal process of vendor performance review and feedback
- Approved vendor list locked in ERP for each item
Vendor Development AuditsWe believe that vendors are an integral part of our success and hence ARBT has a progressive policy on vendor development, evaluation and sustenance. We have dedicated SQE’s working with our entire vendor base on tactical as well as strategic directions of the organization. Real-time feedback is provided to all suppliers and 8D reports are mandatory in case deviations are observed.
Electronic Interface Mode (EIM)ARBT is aggressively moving to an “Electronic Interface Mode” (EIM) of sharing information electronically with its suppliers. Requesting quotes, sharing forecasts, fluctuation management, purchase order placement, invoice management and payments are all done through ARBT’s enhanced IT systems, which enables a complete electronic procurement process.
Logistics ManagementARBT buys material and delivery products globally. We currently operate with more than 250 suppliers from across the globe, which calls for a highly efficient EXIM and Logistics team.
Reverse LogisticsARBT provides a sustainable reverse logistics strategy which consists of Return Policy and Procedure (RPP), Remanufacturing or Refurbishment (ROR) and Waste Disposal (WAD).
Global Roll OutARBT through their logistics partners DHL, Fedex and UPS ensures timely deliveries globally.