A guest lecture was conducted for 60 Supply Chain Management students of the 2018-2020 batch by Mr. P. Arul William David, Vice President- SCM, Elgi Equipments Limited, Coimbatore on the topic Supply Chain Practices at ELGI on April 15, 2019.
The session began with a personal introduction by Mr.Arul William David which was followed by an introduction to ELGI and their operations. He explained the importance of Supply Chain Management and the steps and metrics involved in the order execution process at Elgi. The guest then gave insights about sourcing and how compressors are manufactured in a week despite being a low volume high variety production process. Vendor performance, inventory management and the challenges faced in global supply chain management were highlighted by the guest. Practical examples of the above concepts provided an in-depth learning to the students. The program was coordinated by Dr.V.Kannan, Professor & Centre Head, Centre of Operations .