TXC 174 Discussions

TXC 174 Discussions - Discussion #1-1/14 1. Explain the...

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Discussion #1-1/14 1. Explain the difference btw CMT apparel contractors and full package contractors. Why has the demand for full package contractors exploded in the global market? CMT -cut, make, trim; apparel assembly, help smaller co. Full package -design to final prod, provide production and financial and sourcing service Why -easier to find materials, cost effective, quicker, easy to get done more at once -private co. use both **2. Explain the terms trade surplus and trade deficit. Why are developed countries more likely than developing countries to have trade deficits in apparel? Trade surplus -export greater than import, selling more Deficit -import more than export, buying more - Trade balance=E-I -Developed countries moved from production to consuming (outsourcing) 3. List, describe and explain the four main factors that affect sourcing decisions. Quality -requirement Cost - labor and material Timing - affects placement, seasons Prod capacity -output ability in a period **4. Describe four important types of info you can get from OTEXA site
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This note was uploaded on 09/27/2011 for the course TXC 174 taught by Professor Na during the Spring '11 term at UC Davis.

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