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Using SCOR as a Supply Chain Management Framework for Government Agency Contract RequirementsThis paper will present a model that uses the Supply-Chain Operations Reference (SCOR) model as a foundation for a framework to illustrate the information needed throughout a product lifecycle to support a healthy supply chain management function and the subsequent contract requirements to enable it. It will also show where in the supply chain the information must be extracted. The ongoing case study used to exemplify the model is NASA's (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) Ares I program for human spaceflight. Effective supply chain management and contract requirements are ongoing opportunities for continuous improvement within government agencies, specifically development of systems for human spaceflight operations. Multiple reports from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) reinforce this importance. The SCOR model is a framework for describing a supply chain with process building blocks and business activities. It provides a set of metrics for measuring supply chain performance and best practices for continuously improving. This paper expands the application of the SCOR to also provide the framework for defining information needed from different levels of the supply chain and at different phases of the lifecycle. These needs can be incorporated into contracts to enable more effective supply chain management. Depending on the phase of the lifecycle, effective supply chain management will require involvement from different levels of the organization and different levels of the supply chain.
Document ID
20100017235
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Paxton, Joseph (Alabama Univ. Huntsville, AL, United States)
Tucker, Brian (Alabama Univ. Huntsville, AL, United States)
Date Acquired
August 24, 2013
Publication Date
March 6, 2010
Subject Category
Administration and Management
Report/Patent Number
IEEEAC Paper 1656
M10-0294
Meeting Information
2010 IEEE Aerospace Conference(Big Sky, MT)
Funding Number(s)
CONTRACT_GRANT: NNM05AB50C
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
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