OPS 571 week Supply chain management is critical to effective strategic planning in the economic e

OPS 571 week Supply chain management is critical to effective strategic planning in the economic e

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Supply chain management is critical to effective strategic planning in the economic environment of the global market. Supply chain is described as, “a total systems approach to managing the entire flow of information, materials, and services from raw materials suppliers through factories and warehouses to the end customer” (Chase, Jacobs, & Aquilano, 2006). The current process involves taking plastic polymers and molding the polymers for custom fan parts. Fan orders are manufactured based on customer preference. Capacity management must fit the profile of organization as well as determine if the amount of production, distribution, and other capacity components are correct. A new supply chain procedure and process design that includes strategic capacity planning will assist with the current supply chain at the China location. This new design will eliminate current bottlenecks within the inventory and supplier networks. The framework for demand should be functional. According to Chase, Jacobs, and Aquilano (2006), functional products & “have a
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This note was uploaded on 07/28/2011 for the course OPS 571 taught by Professor Conques during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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