Unformatted text preview: manufacturers. 2. What would happen to Walter-Lambert’s business if a natural disaster in Saudi Arabia depleted its natural gas resources? A natural disaster in Saudi Arabia depleted its natural gas resources will do damage in the business’s delivery system because Listerine would be unable to deliver its 43-proof punch. Moreover, without the supply of natural gas, the production stream line will be stopped unless there are sufficient storage inventories. 3. Assess the effect on Walter-Lambert’s business if the majority of Australia’s eucalyptus crop were destroyed in a natural disaster. If the majority of Australia’s eucalyptus crop was destroyed in a natural disaster, the yield of eucalyptol will decrease sharply, since eucalyptol is an important ingredient, the production of Listerine will be in dilemma. It is difficult to acquire supply of eucalyptus from oversea, thus if the disaster is among whole Australia, the supply chain may be broken....
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- Three '12
- Supply Chain Management, Saudi Arabia