Sporting Life Vendor Packing

Sporting Life Vendor Packing Instructions (Pack by Store, Bulk Pack And Kitting PO’s) Sporting Life Vendor Packing Instructions have been recently changed from bulk PO’s to PO’s by store. Now, every store will have its own unique PO#. This enhances the receiving process, making it faster, and more accurate. Vendor picks and packs items for specific store Read More →

Sporting Life EDI UPC

Sporting Life EDI UPC And EAN Code (Universal Product Code And International Article Number) Requirements Sporting Life EDI UPC And EAN Codes must be provided by all vendors via NPLS or Product Catalogue. UPC or EAN codes are required; as this is how Sporting Life’s supply chain identifies products, and is integral to its receiving process. Sporting Life does not Read More →

Delivery Capability

Delivery Capability Based On Different Sourcing Models At Continental Delivery Capability calculation is standardized and backed by an IT-System: when goods receipt is posted in Continental’s ERP System, instantly the delivery is evaluated with respect to date and quantity requested. Each and any goods receipt is evaluated on Contract Product basis vs. the information in the Read More →

Sporting Life Electronic Data Interchange

Sporting Life Electronic Data Interchange In Supply Chain Sporting Life Electronic Data Interchange is an important aspect within Supply Chain process. All suppliers must be EDI capable in order to transact electronically with Sporting Life. EDI helps to ensure communication between Sporting Life can be managed in an automated, more efficient manner. Suppliers will benefit from Read More →

production logistics

Production Logistics Process (Start of Series Production) Production Logistics Process must be coordinated closely between Supplier and Continental location for every new Contract. The following topics must be coordinated and finalized between the Supplier and Continental Logistics Department before the first delivery for series production on the latest: Preferred Sourcing Model, Packaging Concepts, Information Interchange (EDI), Shipping Read More →

Business Communication

Business Communication Flexibility Importance (Continental ERP-System) Business Communication at Continental aims to communicate to Supplier a stable demand with reasonable fluctuations in volume production during series production); this process is based on both customer orders as well as the mid and long-term Continental rolling customer demand forecast (CDP). However, the proportion of concrete OEM’s orders and demand Read More →

Cumulative Quantity

Cumulative Quantity Report EDI Continental ERP-System Cumulative Quantity can be used by the supplier to monitor incoming delivery instructions (e.g. Delivery Schedule, call-off etc) by Continental for their plausibility, feasibility and to determine increases or decreases within a certain period of time. Cumulative quantities are a running total at a certain date relating always to a certain Read More →

Delivery Schedules

Delivery Schedules – Differences in Sourcing Models (Continental) Delivery Schedules Models, in general, have no difference in the EDI message type and within the format (e.g. EDIFACT or VDA). However, Supplier understands that quantities cited in Delivery Schedule for VMI are ‘gross requirements’ whereas to ‘net requirements’ in case of CMI consignment process, JIT or ship-to-stock. Net requirements for Read More →

EDI Delivery Schedule Processing

EDI Delivery Schedule Processing (Continental Automotive) EDI Delivery Schedule Processing is generated demand-driven, within Continental’s ERP-System, according to the Sourcing Model and sent to Supplier. EDI transmission for Delivery Schedule Processing is preferred (e.g. EDIFACT format). Suppliers will receive a Delivery Schedule for any Contract Product by any ordering Continental location in regular intervals or Read More →

JIT EDI

JIT EDI Management (Just in Time) – Continental Production Flow JIT EDI Management is a driven sourcing model with a limited inventory coverage range and high frequency deliveries (at least three times per week) relying on pull signals (e.g. Kanban) between different points (e.g. warehouse or production line). It means synchronization of delivery and production in order to Read More →