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Case_Study5-1 - Case Study 5-1 Sport Shoes, Inc. Group...

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Case Study 5-1 – Sport Shoes, Inc. Group Members: Matthew Jenkins Jasmine Duff Jasmine Fleming Dr. Joong (Jay) K. Cho Case Study 5-1- Sport Shoes, Inc.
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The logistics for supply chain in the United States is significantly more efficient than that of Mexico. In the United States the shoes are manufactured outside of the country where the labor and materials are cheaper. They are then shipped via water carriers in containers. Once the containers reach the ports here in the United States they must be searched to make sure contraband was not smuggled and that they meet all regulations. If regulations are violated the companies could face significant fines. The shoes are then shipped to distribution centers my either rail or motor carrier. At the distribution centers the management decides how many of each product will go to each retail location. Higher populated areas will obviously get the greatest number of any one product. However if retail managers feel than need more of a given product they can request through the distribution center. Distribution managers will then evaluate if the new order will be filled. In Mexico the logistics supply chain process is much more difficult. For the shoes to
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