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    1. Amazon.com‚ Peapod‚ Dell‚ and many furniture manufacturers use push-pull supply chain strategies. Describe how each of these companies takes advantage of the risk-pooling concept. To better understand the strategies used by the three (3) companies and furniture manufacturers‚ the definition of Push or Pull is established below: Push Strategies – when the manufacturer uses its sales force and trade promotion money to induce intermediaries to carry‚ promote‚ and sell the product to end users.

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    Faster response to changing business needs through end-to-end visibility into supply chain operations This implementation won the award for innovation by the US Supply Chain Council (SCC) SCC‚ a renowned global nonprofit organization‚ has established the supply chain world’s most widely accepted framework for evaluating and comparing supply chain activities and their performance - the Supply Chain Operations Reference (SCOR®) model. SITUATION Lack of consistent metrics‚ & reporting rules

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    (FBE) Supply Chain Management Application & Strategy CASE 1 : Supply chain challenges at Leapfrog SCML 460: Supply Chain Management Application & Strategy Context: Introduction ………………………………………………. page 3 Questions ………………………………………………. page 3 Conclusion ………………………………………………. page 5 References ……………………………………………… page 6 Introduction: Our case study is about "Supply Chain Challenges at LEAPFROG". The term supply chain conjures

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    b. WIP inventories(No Answer) 1. Information Management 2. transportation rate 3. CORRECT: are associated with manufacturing 4. short run analysis. b. The logistics/supply chain network transformation team(No Answer) 1. CORRECT: must be aware of the firm’s overall business and corporate strategies and the supply chain in which it participates. 2. is one of the most commonly used techniques. 3. on the movement and storage of product. 4. assumes that the raw materials sources and finished

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    OF BUSINESS LOGISTICS‚ Vol.24‚ No.2‚ 2003 37 STRATEGIC SUPPLY CHAIN MAPPING APPROACHES by John T. Gardner SUNY Brockport and Martha C. Cooper The Ohio State University Visualizing‚ tracking‚ and managing supply chains all become more complicated as firms pursue outsourcing strategies and as firms’ supply and delivery systems become increasingly global. The authors suggest that not only is there a need to visualize the supply chain‚ there needs to be a well-established process for building the

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    1 Components of Supply Chain Management (SCM) The main elements of a supply chain include purchasing‚ operations‚ distribution‚ and integration. The supply chain begins with purchasing. Purchasing managers or buyers are typically responsible for determining which products their company will sell‚ sourcing product suppliers and vendors‚ and procuring products from vendors at prices and terms that meets profitability goals. Supply chain operations focus on demand planning‚ forecasting‚ and inventory

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    Note: Solve ANY THREE case studies. CASE I A CASE OF ALPHA TELENET LIMITED Alpha Telecom Ltd.‚ a part of Alpha Group was established in 1976 by its visionary Chairman and Managing Director‚ A. S. Verma. The company started with manufacturing of Electronic Push Button Telephones (EPBT) and Cordless phones in 1985 in Allahabad. On July 7‚ 1995 Alpha Tele-Ventures Limited was incorporated. A mobile service called ’Web-Tel’

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    sell and deliver goods and services to a first tier supplier. An automobile company could have a second tier supplier that would supply materials or parts to another company which would then supply materials or parts to another company which would then supply them to the manufacturer. A real world example of a second-tier supplier is “Wisconsin Aluminium” which supplies aluminium fuel filter housing to Mechanical Devices Company. Mechanical Devices uses the fuel filter housing on an engine component

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    Choose an organization delivering goods and/or services globally. Provide a background of the organization and fully describe six components of the organization’s supply chain. Examine the potential problems related to each of the components described and explain the approaches of the organization for solving the problems. Write a 4–5 page report that: addresses the concerns the following functions might have about this proposed change: • Addresses the importance of quality management and measurement

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    Case Study: Global Supply Chain Management and Strategic Sourcing Assignment 1 Due: October 13‚ 2013 at 11:59pm Marks: 20 Sounds like a supply chain problem Metrovox is a German electronics manufacturer that designs‚ develops and manufactures a range of products for the entertainment and home electronics sector. Management has recently focused on two related products‚ Bugabyte and Terabyte Lite. The Bugabyte is a video and audio player with a flash drive. The company has invested heavily in

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