Sudsy Soap

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Assignment I-

1-Scheduling Problems.
A-Lead time:
First of all; Starting date of this partnership wasn't mentioned; however; assume we are in month of June; According to the proposal the promotion will start by October 5th so prior to this date they should be ready with Soap and dishes taking into consideration that delivery time of Soap varies between 6 to 43 days. But if we were in September for example; they won't be able to meet this lead time. In addition to; the delivery time of dishes this was not mentioned.

B- Picking and Packing: they need to take into account the packing time to make these packages specially that Dishes are fragile so they will need a special packing.

2-packaging problems:
▪ Dishes will need a special packing because they are fragile; so they might need special upgraded material for packing to avoid having broken dishes. ▪ Labeling : they will need special labels marked with "Fragile Products". ▪ More time will be needed due to this special packing.

3- Product liability is: "the area of law in which manufacturers, distributors, suppliers, retailers, and others who make products available to the public are held responsible for the injuries those products cause"; in addition to this; product liability is the defect that might occur for any product. I believe that dish offer present such problem; because it could be broken easily as dishes are Classified as fragile products but this can be accommodated through the good safety packing same as for DG. Meaning extra cost will exist.

4-I believe that yes; exterior of the sudsy soap should be alerted to what is inside the package. Because in that sense he will be more interested and more précised regarding either buying or not buying the set and this will be according to his needs. For the extra cost accompanying this option ; I believe it depends which partner will gain more benefit ; and in this case I think the dish partner...
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