2) What advantages does Dell derive from virtual integration? How important are these advantages in the auto business?
In terms of communication and coordination, vertical integration leads to efficient and effective collaboration between supplier and Dell, and between Dell and customer through th
Case 10: Ford: Supply Chain Strategy
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Ford Motor Company is widely regarded as one of America’s premier automotive manufacturers and th
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After carefully analyzing Ford’s existing supply chain I immediately became aware of its highly complex nature. This high level of complexity combined with other internal and external factors have pushed Ford to search for solutions in order to overcome the costly supply
Ford continues to face increased completion from foreign competitors while operating in an industry that is experiencing significant over-capacity. In the face of the challenges presented to us, we must determine if Ford should embrace the direct business model which utilizes
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