Sourcing Channels

(Transaction channels with Sources) 

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  • Reception Channels: Routes through which supplies are received from Suppliers or Contributors
  • Contracting Channels: Routes through which contracts are made with Suppliers or Contributors
  • Payment Channels: Routes through which costs are paid to Suppliers

 

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> Reception Channels

 

CONTEXT

Reception Channels may be:

  • unique in the business or widely used,
  • specific to the organization or shared,
  • managed by the organization or by a tier,
  • easilly substitutable or not,
  • ...

 

CONTENT

Reception Channels may be:

  • physical (such as stores) or intangible (such as a web site)
  • local or global,
  • located at supplier's location or at organization's site,
  • of one type or of several types,
  • generic or specific to the transaction counterpart,
  • a shop, a web site, a logistic service, a mobile rep, a call center, a mailing service, a financial service, a machine,
  • ...

 

CONCEPT

Reception Channels may be:

  • trigered by another channel, an activity, an external event, an internal threshold, an external threshold,
  • specific for supplies transfer, or common for all value transfers for a given transaction (contracting, supplies, costs)
  • associated with other channels for other thransactions or not,
  • trigered once or several times per transaction,
  • trigered by the organization, by a tier or by the transaction counterpart,
  • souce of other transaction channel trigering or not,
  • souce of activities or not,
  • requiring a lead time to be trigered or not,
  • ...

 

> Contracting Channels

Possibilities for Contracting Channels are very similar to possibilities for Reception Channels.

 

CONTEXT

Contracting Channels may be:

  • unique in the business or widely used,
  • specific to the organization or shared,
  • managed by the organization or by a tier,
  • easilly substitutable or not,
  • ...

 

CONTENT

Contracting Channels may be:

  • physical (such as stores) or intangible (such as a web site)
  • local or global,
  • located at supplier's location or at organization's site,
  • of one type or of several types,
  • generic or specific to the transaction counterpart,
  • a shop, a web site, a logistic service, a mobile rep, a call center, a mailing service, a financial service, a machine,
  • ...

 

CONCEPT

Contracting Channels may be:

  • trigered by another channel, an activity, an external event, an internal threshold, an external threshold,
  • specific for contracting, or common for all value transfers for a given transaction (contracting, supplies, costs)
  • associated with other channels for other thransactions or not,
  • trigered once or several times per transaction,
  • trigered by the organization, by a tier or by the transaction counterpart,
  • source of other transaction channel trigering or not,
  • source of activities or not,
  • requiring a lead time to be trigered or not,
  • ...

 

> Payment Channels

Possibilities for Payment Channels are very similar to possibilities for Reception Channels and Contracting Channels.

 

CONTEXT

Payment Channels may be:

  • unique in the business or widely used,
  • specific to the organization or shared,
  • managed by the organization or by a tier,
  • easilly substitutable or not,
  • ...

 

CONTENT

Payment Channels may be:

  • physical (such as stores) or intangible (such as a web site)
  • local or global,
  • located at supplier's location or at organization's site,
  • of one type or of several types,
  • generic or specific to the transaction counterpart,
  • a shop, a web site, a logistic service, a mobile rep, a call center, a mailing service, a financial service, a machine,
  • ...

 

CONCEPT

Payment Channels may be:

  • trigered by another channel, an activity, an external event, an internal threshold, an external threshold,
  • specific for costs, or common for all value transfers for a given transaction (contracting, supplies, costs)
  • associated with other channels for other thransactions or not,
  • trigered once or several times per transaction,
  • trigered by the organization, by a tier or by the transaction counterpart,
  • source of other transaction channel trigering or not,
  • source of activities or not,
  • requiring a lead time to be trigered or not

 

 

 

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