India is the world’s second-largest telecommunications market. So, we understand the complexity of this industry and the fast pace at which technology and service places demands on the Supply Chain.
Major sectors of the Indian telecommunication industry are telephone, internet and television broadcast industry in the country which is in an ongoing process of transforming into next generation network, employs an extensive system of modern network elements such as digital telephone exchanges, mobile switching centres, media gateways and signalling gateways at the core, interconnected by a wide variety of transmission systems using fibre-optics or Microwave radio relay networks.
Challenges in Telecom Supply Chain:
- Short product lifecycles place a premium on effectively managing the launch and ramp down of products through effective demand and supply planning including end-of-life spares and replacement parts
- Lengthy and often outsourced global supply chains require coordination across geographies, accurate inventory visibility, and aligned decision-making
- Complex product structures require effective master data and supply chain processes to ensure inventory is available and obsolescence is managed
- Demand uncertainty requires balancing customer service objectives with risk and cost management goals