Essays Tagged: "Supply chain management"

Stouffer's Strategy Implementation in Italy MGT 448: Global Business Strategies

al and ethical issues, information technology, cultural awareness, and research and development and supply chain management. After an analysis is completed, the company, in our case Stouffer's, will d ... ilable through either the US Department of Commerce or the applicable government officials in Italy.Supply chain managementAside from the ORTEMS system, which is covered in the next section, Stouffer' ...

(8 pages) 685 4 4.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

E commerce and its impact on business to business organisations supply chain.

at how these impacts have had an effect on B2B e-commerce. Furthermore it specifically looks at how supply chain management, supplier empowerment and relationships and communications with suppliers an ... andards and interoperability3.New technologies4.Sharing of benefits in electronic transactions5.New supply sources6.Management of customer relationshipsCONTENTSExecutive Summary1The impact of electron ...

(12 pages) 1387 0 4.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The role of information systems in Supply Chain Management.

The role of information systems in Supply Chain ManagementIntroductionThe purpose of this essay is to explore and evaluate the various ... is to explore and evaluate the various approaches that can be taken to facilitate the management of supply chains.Supply Chain Management - A terminological backgroundThe Institute for Supply Chain Ma ... hift of focus away from business units such as warehouses or factories to a more holistic view of a supply chain. For a given company this might include parts suppliers, manufacturers, transport, logi ...

(7 pages) 1264 2 4.9 Jul/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Marketing plan for

t; 4) Customer behavioural patterns· 5) Segmenting, Positioning and Targeting· 6) The supply chain management· 7) Existing marketing mixGE Matrix7.1) Product Line7.2) Partnership7 ... n ordering online and satisfied with the improved electronic confirmations service.- Fast access to supply. When customers find the products and click the order key. The data of order will be transfer ...

(18 pages) 1656 4 4.3 Aug/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Crm and supply chain management.

Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Supply Chain Management.In today's global competitive market, first class products no longer guarant ... needs. Hence, there is an increased focus on a customer-centric business models and integration of supply chains to enable collaboration between the supply chain partners.Smarter organizations have r ... -time communication between the partners. The Internet provides a great opportunity to automate the supply chain and provide organizations with real-time information across various points in their val ...

(7 pages) 585 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Article Critique relating to suplly chain management

net, companies and manufacturing firms have been given the opportunity to effectively improve their supply chain management system.The article "New challenges in managing supply chain" by Derek Maggs ... tem.The article "New challenges in managing supply chain" by Derek Maggs explores the definition of supply chain management (SCM) and then focuses on the relations among SCM systems, enterprise resour ...

(2 pages) 161 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

A Comparative Analysis: Collaborative Planning and Agile Supply Chains in the UK Construction and Retail Grocery Industries

AbstractThe UK Retail Grocery and Construction industries are at very different stages in their supply chain management development. Collaborative Planning is seen as a key approach in integrating ... ccessful. The Agile approach focuses on delivering customer value through development of a flexible supply chain. This is applicable to the UK Construction industry and could help deliver more custome ...

(8 pages) 342 0 4.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Q. Porter (2001) suggests that the Internet will increase rather than decrease the importance of strategic management in the future. Critically assess this viewpoint.

places e-business strategy as supporting corporate strategy objectives and functional marketing and supply chain management strategies. The positioning of e-business strategy as central in the diagram ... t applications of "the Internet in the value chain", the main emphasis is shown on "web-distributed supply chain management". For car manufacturing industries there was a shift from the "build-to-stoc ...

(7 pages) 311 0 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management


s. Environmental value chain analysis is based on the concepts of customer value chain analysis and supply chain management. Customer value chain analysis seeks to identify pertinent customer and othe ... ntribute, and how they have traditional related to each other.To understand the dynamics within the supply chain we chose to look at the mobile phone and infrastructure value chains retrospectively si ...

(16 pages) 134 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Supply Chain Management of Toyota

Supply Chain ManagementIntroductionMany researchers have pointed out the importance of Supply Chain ... Toyota Mortor Manufacturing North America ( TMMNA ) which is located in Erlanger, Kentucky, current supply chain position and one of its suppliers, TAC manufacturing, located in Jackson, Michigan, sup ... nufacturing, located in Jackson, Michigan, supplies steering wheels and air bags for TMMNA, current supply position by drawing supply chain diagram, ( ii ) the possible operational and supply chain st ...

(13 pages) 1383 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Automotive Companies

The strategic role of Supply chain management in manufacturing industry

fforts can dramatically improve both partners' competitiveness. Consequently, a discipline known as supply-chain management has developed.My presentation in the form of a report will cover the followi ... d.My presentation in the form of a report will cover the following topics regarding the function of Supply Chain Management: The Strategic Role that can be associated with this function and an analysi ...

(10 pages) 1035 1 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Case Study - Mama Products (customer service strategy, relationship between internal customers and supply chain management, JIT and TQM)

in respect to several factors: the role of internal customer in the development of effective value supply chain management, customer service strategy, and on the recommendations regarding the possibl ... ch other. For instance, the internal customers are crucial in establishing an effective value added supply chain. This is closely related to the concepts of JIT and TQM, where its management and succe ...

(16 pages) 528 0 3.6 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

How does the internet affect the organization of the firm in the transportation industry - including a brief case study how e-markets may enter SCM

onents just-in-time together ready for production and then the products to the markets. Before 9/11 supply chain management was all about "enhance productivity, eliminate waste, remove supply chain du ... R North America, Ann Arbor, Mich. Since 9/11 managers are more aware of the weak links within their supply chain networks and their vulnerability to risks like political instability or (terror) strike ...

(18 pages) 628 1 4.4 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Supply chain management - gap

SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT CASE 2 Quantitative Practice Problems MSc12, 11 May 2004 Question 1. a) Whic ... ber of jackets, if done there are no leftover cost. Another option would be if a cooperation in the supply chain would lead to this kind of volume.3BShipping the left over jackets to America at an add ... on, and that is a very positive thing for the retailer! Question 4 Suppose there are two firms in a supply chain, supplier and a retailer. The following events occur in this simple supply chain: (i) t ...

(5 pages) 178 1 1.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Nyenrode University Press

to make category analyses 183.4 How to draft category plans 21Chapter 4. Category management versus supply chain management 224.1 Introduction 224.2 Flow of goods 224.3 Flow of information 254.4 The u ... nd. It was also shown that there is a large overlap between the concepts of category management and supply chain management. As a matter of fact, the category manager has a serious role in managing th ...

(90 pages) 479 0 4.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Anticipatory Logistics on Supply Chain Management

inition of what "anticipatory" logistics really is. Just like some might interrupt "logistics" and "Supply Chain Management (SCM)" as being the same, some communities have different definitions to wha ... value that it may begin to fail; via some sort of digital communication a request is made to either supply or replenish the repair part. While this is a basic example anticipatory logistics is using r ...

(4 pages) 263 0 4.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Inventory Control

Supply chain management is a crucial area of B2B Electronic Commerce. It represents planning, organi ... ider the following situation that illustrates how e-commerce has facilitated this management of the supply chain.If a businesses stock is stored in a database that is connected to both the office and ... in the day-to-day running of each business. This helps when businesses are trying to optimize their supply chain to make their processes more efficient. It is also interesting to note that e-commerce ...

(5 pages) 217 0 0.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Can anticipatory logistics work in the corporate world?

Supply chain management (SCM) is one of the most important factors in today's business operations. W ... th international product raw material sourcing and international sales, the scope and complexity of supply chains can be significant. Customers' requirements drive the process by demanding that their ... logy (IT), any corporation has the potential to effectively utilize anticipatory logistics in their supply chain. There are already several corporations or business that are successfully using anticip ...

(5 pages) 112 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Supply Chain Management

RUNNING HEAD: Supply Chain ManagementThe challenge could be written one sentence. How does the world's No.1 comput ... the competition can match. (Intel Corporation, 2002).Dell's goal was to achieve global, end-to-end supply chain visibility and management, to enhance its supply chain process for efficient materials ... real time.To achieve these goals Dell chose to use solutions from i2, including components from i2 Supply Chain Management. The i2 system streamlines the supply chain by providing component suppliers ...

(3 pages) 319 0 4.2 Nov/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

DiamlerChrysler Supply Chain Management

operations have to be reevaluated and redesigned to obtain maximum efficiency. The introduction of supply chain management in the 1980's revolutionized the way suppliers, manufacturers and retailers ... e of vertical integration achieved by the industry that resulted in inefficiency and waste in their supply chains. As the increase in productivity accredited to the concept of mass production was now ...

(3 pages) 160 1 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers