Wal Mart Logistics - Wal-Marts supply Management practices...

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Wal-Mart’s supply chain Management practices Logistics I Denise Melendez 1163688 Carlos Nava 1162897 30/06/10
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1- Wal-Mart has been able to achieve respectable leadership in the retail industry because of its focus on supply management. Discuss in detail the distribution and logistic system adopted by Wal-Mart adopted by Wal-Mart. We have listed the key points of the distribution system and logistics system analysis Logistic management: •Cross- Docking system. •Distribution centers were serviced by own Wal-Mart’s trucks. •Drivers had to report their hours of service every day. •Hiring only experienced drivers for trucks. Distribution system •Barcode Technology. •Establish long –term relationships •Hand-Held computer system. •Procured goods directly from manufacturers. 2.-The use of innovative information technology tools had benefited Wal-Mart’s supply management. In the light of the above statement, briefly explain how IT benefited Wal-Mart’s logistics and inventory management. About logistics benefits:
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2011 for the course INTB 333 taught by Professor Cargo during the Spring '11 term at AIB College of Business.

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