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Chapter 4.  Supply Chain Management Xun Li
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2 Learning Objectives 1. Introduction 2. Issues Affecting SCM* 3. Sourcing Issues – Make or Buy***
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LO1:  Introduction Supply Chain A supply chain is the network of all the activities  involved in delivering a finished product/service to the  customer. 3
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LO1:  Introduction Supply Chain Management (SCM) Supply Chain Management is the vital business function that  coordinates all of the network links,  which entails: Coordinates movement of goods through supply chain from  suppliers to manufacturers to distributors to the final  customers Promotes information sharing along chain like forecasts,  Network Organization An organization which is virtually formed by separate firms, each  retaining its own authority in major budgeting and pricing  matters, to function as integral parts of a greater organization.  4
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LO1:  Introduction Supply Chain Management– An Example 5
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LO1:  Introduction Components of a Supply Chain 6
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LO1:  Introduction Components of a Supply Chain External Suppliers  Tier one supplier  supplies directly to the processor Tier two supplier  supplies directly to tier one Tier three supplier  supplies directly to tier two Internal Functions Processing functions, purchasing, planning, quality  assurance, shipping External Distributors Transport finished products to appropriate locations 7
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LO1:  Introduction Components of a Supply Chain External Distributors -  Logistics Activities involved in obtaining, producing, and distributing  materials and products in the proper place and in proper  quantities, which includes: Traffic Management Responsible for arranging the method of shipment for both  incoming and outgoing products or materials
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OM - Ch4 - Chapter4. SupplyChainManagement XunLi...

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