IB400 Discuss1.pdf - 1 Supply chain management strategy is one of the biggest reasons for Amazon to become the world’s largest retailer The company

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1. Supply chain management strategy is one of the biggest reasons for Amazon to become the world’s largest retailer. The company relies on technology to approach customers, which is a huge plus for our one-click generation nowadays. Amazon’s inventory seems to never go out of stock because its warehouses are located close to big metros and population hubs. Once a customer made a purchase, Amazon makes sure to have it delivered quickly and efficiently. For instance, Amazon Prime member gets 2 days of free shipping. The company does not only work their delivery way with other shipping companies like UPS or FedEx, Amazon also has its own delivery vehicles in populated areas. This is an absolute advantage for Amazon in its supply chain management system. - Challenges that Amazon has at the moment are the company still imports products from other parties meanwhile those goods can be manufactured at a cheaper cost. Also, the company has
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