here are a number of companies that utilize a global supply chain management strategy. Identify and research a company with a successful global supply chain management strategy and provide basic background information. Discuss the strategies this company utilizes to get their product(s) distributed internationally and how they address risks and meet business demands. Submit to your instructor your two to three page (not including title and reference pages). Your paper should be formatted…
Focus of the Final Paper This final research paper must demonstrate an understanding of new learning in logistics management and how the supply chain supports the organization’s business strategy. The paper must be eight- to- ten pages (not including the title and reference pages), integrating readings, multi-media and class assignments. It is mandatory to include research from the course text, as well as six- to- eight sources from the internet or online library to support your views. In…
Some of the key issues in supply chain management are obstacles to process integration along the supply chain. Using Table 13.2 in Chapter 13, identify one obstacle that you have encountered in your experience, and how that obstacle could have been avoided. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings.
When making purchasing decisions, should a corporation reduce its ethical standards in order to allow the company to compete internationally? Take a position and defend your answer. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings.
Describe the strategic importance of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and discuss how CRM can be used to create customer satisfaction and greater profits for the firm. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings.
Review the various Lean production and Six Sigma quality tools outlined in Chapter 8. Select a tool or process that could be implemented in your current or past organization and describe how this tool could be used in improving supply chain management. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings.
Using the balanced scorecard approach as detailed in Chapter 14 (Figure 14.1), identify 4 key metrics that you would propose for your organization’s supply management system and how you propose to measure those 4 key metrics in your supply chain. Be sure to respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings.
What is the value to the company and the supplier in developing and implementing a Supplier Relationship Management (SMS) System? How can such a system provide greater efficiency? Describe the value to the organization. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings.