Viasystems recognizes that effective management of the supply chain in support of our customers and product manufacturing is of critical strategic importance. The SCM functions are tasked with defining, implementing and executing this strategy to realize the full value add of the supply chain.
Create Value via supply-chain design and management and be the customer choice of Supply Chain Solutions provider in Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs) and Electro-Mechanical (E-M) Solutions
We link with supply chain partners to deliver timely, flexible, and lean supply-chain solutions to support the mission of Viasystems. We achieve this by:
Supply Chain Support & Services:
Viasystems offers services in the following categories: Global Supply Chain, Integrated Supply Chain, and Rapid Supply Chain solutions.
Global Supply Chain
Viasystems’ regional supply management teams in North America and Asia operate globally to develop supplier partnerships, commodity strategies, plus leverage global demands, pricing and terms with its suppliers.
Integrated Supply Chain
Viasystems operates with advanced integrated supply chain management systems. Viasystems has implemented Agile™ software management tools, providing visibility throughout the product life cycle. This includes new product introduction, manufacturing, engineering change implementation to end of life product lifecycles. Order entry, inventories, financial management and the efficiency of manufacturing processes are managed through Viasystems ERP systems Kinaxis Rapid Response™ systems provide Viasystems the visibility and tools to respond quickly to fluctuating demands in the supply chain, facilitating faster collaboration between customers, Viasystems and critical suppliers. Viasystems’ integrated supply chain management software tools allow:
Rapid Supply Chain
Viasystems provides agility and flexibility on the supply chain, bringing customer products faster to market during introduction, ramping product into mass production, and managing the end of life product cycle. We understand that with competitive market conditions, faster implementation translates into increased revenues, profits and market share for our customers.