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3/6/2016 Collection – MBA675­T303 Operations & Logistics in the (... ; 1/31 Collection Users can Collect posts into a printable, sortable format. Collections are a good way to organize posts for quick reading. A Collection must be created to tag posts. More Help Thread: Week 8 ­ Question 16 ­ Jenna Buettner Post: Week 8 ­ Question 16 ­ Jenna Buettner Author: Posted Date: February 4, 2016 2:07 PM Status: Published 16. List and describe typical external disruptions to the supply chain.What steps would you recommend to minimize these disruptions?
3/6/2016Collection – MBA675­T303 Operations & Logistics in the (...;2/31(Post is Read)Service and product mix changescan be sought by customers. Forexample, if a customer typically orders a certain quantity of each product, butchanges their order, the company can be thrown off guard and may have troubleobtaining the updated quantities from its supplier.Late deliveries and underfilled shipmentsby the supplier can poseproblems to the company and cause a delay throughout the supply chainprocess.Although a majority of the disruptions listed cannot be controlled by thecompany, I believe there are steps that can be taken to minimize the impact ofthe potential disruptions. The company should consider the above possibilities

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