Coyle_Chapter_4_PowerPoint_Slides - Chapter 4 Supply Chain...

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Chapter 4 Supply Chain Relationships Learning Objectives After reading this chapter, you should be able to do the following: ¨ Understand the types of supply chain relationships and their importance. ¨ Describe a process model that will facilitate the development and implementation of successful supply chain relationships. ¨ Recognize the importance of “collaborative” supply chain relationships. ¨ Define what is meant by third-party logistics (3PL) and know what types of firms provide 3PL services.
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Learning Objectives After reading this chapter, you should be able to do the following: ¨ Know what types of 3PL services are used by client/customer firms and what types of 3PL providers are used. ¨ Discuss the role and relevance of information technology-based services to 3PLs and their clients/customers. ¨ Know the extent to which customers are satisfied with 3PL services and identify where improvement may be needed. ¨ Understand some of the likely future directions for outsourced logistics services.
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Logistics Relationships ¨ Types of Relationships n vertical relationships: ¨ these refer to the traditional linkages between firms in the supply chain such as retailers, distributors, manufacturers, and parts and materials suppliers n horizontal relationships: ¨ includes those business agreements between firms that have “parallel” or cooperating positions in the logistics process.
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n Range of relationship types ¨ Transactional: n Both parties in a vendor relationship are said to be at “arm’s length” ¨ Collaborative: n the relationship suggested by a strategic alliance is one in which two or more business organizations cooperate and willingly modify their business objectives and practices to help achieve long-term goals and objectives ¨ Strategic: n represents an alternative that may imply even greater involvement than the partnership or strategic alliance.
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Figure 4-1 Relationship Perspectives Transactional Vendor Partner Strategic Alliance R e l a t i o n a l Arm’s Length Collaborative Strategic
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This note was uploaded on 06/01/2009 for the course SCM 301 taught by Professor Gardner,williams during the Fall '08 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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Coyle_Chapter_4_PowerPoint_Slides - Chapter 4 Supply Chain...

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