Helping With Supply Chain Technology Architecture

Through the structured approach of building business architecture aligned with business goals and vision, translating that into the process and information architecture, and finally completing that with the system architecture.

Problems Companies Face

When They Need Help With Supply Chain Technology Architecture?

Do your supply chain systems talk to each other seamlessly? Do you have data siloes that require significant hijacking of the processes? ElevatIQ’s Supply Chain technology architecture expertise is designed to help companies when they struggle with these challenges.

Communication Issues Among Supply Chain Systems

The systems don’t talk to each other seamlessly. Significant efforts required in data translation among systems? Companies seek help from ElevatIQ when they might have communication issues among systems.

Data Siloes

Have several databases that don’t talk to each other? Do you have to compile the datasets to get cross-functional insights from the systems? Companies seek help from ElevatIQ when they might struggle with data siloes.

Automated Planning Not Seamless

The system-generated plan requiring additional effort to ensure sufficient supply? Low confidence among business users in the system-generated plans? Companies seek help from ElevatIQ when automated planning may not be seamless.

New Bolt-on for Each New Problem

Are your teams buying new bolt-ons for every new problem? Do you have too many bolt-ons in your architecture? Companies seek help from ElevatIQ when having too many bolt-ons cause significant process and operational issues.

Process Siloes

Do your departments feel like they are not connected? Are you on siloed systems with very little communication between different departments? Companies seek help from ElevatIQ when they might struggle with process siloes.

No Defined Architecture Exists

Is your architecture not defined? Do you not understand why architecture is important for process and operational consistency? Companies seek help from ElevatIQ when they might not have a defined architecture.

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Our Case Studies for

Supply Chain Technology Architecture

Our Methodology

for Supply Chain Technology Architecture

The process starts with an assessment that helps build the as-is and to-be process models, along with the identification of any systems that need to be replaced. Followed by business and technical analysis, including changes in processes, data, or systems. 



This phase starts with the as-is and to-be analysis of the supply chain processes, current & future. It also analyzes current supply chain systems and architecture, as well as changes to the processes, master data, and integration points.

Solution Matrix Development and Technical Analysis

This phase takes a much deeper dive into business processes from the technical standpoint, including evaluating over 200 supply chain systems against critical success factors. The solution matrix is continuously revised while aligning the expectations of all stakeholders as the process advances. This phase also performs technical analysis of workflows, mappings, and integration points.

Requirements Matrix and Business Process Analysis

This phase captures requirements in the as-is and to-be process models. It also identifies the critical success factors that will drive the RFP and vendor demonstrations (if a new supply chain solution needs to be implemented). If the changes are only related to the process and data, then the change analysis is performed, including designing workflows for each stakeholder impacted.

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Our Other

Supply Chain Services

ElevatIQ Supply Chain Consulting services include supply chain and operations transformation, supply chain technology architecture, supply chain software selection, sales and operations planning, inventory, warehousing, and logistics optimization, and supply chain network design and footprint optimization.

Supply Chain Network Design and Footprint Optimization

This service helps in designing the network when you might either be 3PL or need a complete supply chain traceability across carriers. As each shipment moves through each movement, your traceability challenges could be figuring out how you might be able to optimize the container space and revenue. As well as building the Supply Chain control tower.

Supply Chain Software Selection

This service helps in selecting different supply chain software, including buy vs. build decisions. The process starts with setting clear boundaries of the process and interaction flow for the desired component, then building requirement and solution matrix to evaluate different solutions, including RFP development, vendor negotiations, and the voting process for the selection.

Sales and Operations Planning

This service helps in optimizing sales and operations, whether your current issues might be related to demand forecasting, supply planning, or transportation planning. The service starts with the analysis and assessment of your current KPI and issues, followed by a root cause analysis, and then finally, a systemic change approach, whether the changes may be related to the processes or data.

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