The role of the Centre of Innovation for Supply Chain Management (COI-SCM) is to enhance innovation and improve efficiency at enterprise and industry levels. The COI-SCM will also help logistics companies develop expertise through training courses. This will enable the logistics industry to stay relevant to the new demands from their customers through continuous innovation and improving efficiency.
“The COI-SCM will serve as the platform and one-stop centre to assist companies in appreciating efficiency gains through process innovation, use of technology and automation, process re-design and re-engineering.”
Minster of State, Mr Lee Yi Shyan, Parliament, 2 Mar 2012:
COI-SCM takes a multi-dimension approach and scope, centered around Process, People and Technology:
- Value-stream/chain mapping and analytics for business process improvements - Process and automation simulation for logistics and supply chain scenarios - Performance improvement through integration of mechanization, automation and human factors engineering - Innovative developments from various engineering & technology disciplines for supply chain applications