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Marie Hubert 0720946 The Great Inventory Correction. 1- Altera modified its strategy to a build to order one. This increased the led time so the company can be protected from unexpected market conditions as the technological industry is evolving too fast. Moreover this new strategy will help them avoiding past mistakes. 2- According to the success of Dell company which adopted a make to order concept as a pillar of its supply chain management, this strategy can be successful. The advantages of this strategy are decreasing risks as they have more time to adapt to the market and increasing profits. The disadvantage is that they will have longer lead times, which is not good to retain clients. In addition, customer will have to fully commit in order to purchase. 3- Most of their customer’s might flee because of the lead times adjustment which can be measured in months and not weeks anymore. However, this new strategy can bring new customers more faithful as they will
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