Supply chain management is far from a haphazard system of getting certain things to certain places at certain times.
It requires a keen strategy. When picking a company for a supply-chain management contract, federal agencies need to make sure the contractor can integrate multiple systems, manage inventory levels and help reduce cost.
SAIC, a major contracting player, was awarded last week a supply-chain management contract by the Defense Logistics to provide land and aircraft tires.
Glenn San Giacomo, a senior vice president and business unit general manager at SAIC, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss the ins and outs of supply chain management.