HW_10_sol - POS technology Product Assortment (Stocked mix...

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Chapter 10 Homework - Solutions 1. Name five reasons that make matching supply with demand difficult. Uncertainty in demand and/or supply Changing customer requirements Decreasing product life cycles Fragmentation of supply chain ownership Conflicting objectives even within a single firm 2. Name three ways that made the Walmart supply chain more efficient Partnerships with many suppliers
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Unformatted text preview: POS technology Product Assortment (Stocked mix of nationally branded and private label products) 3. Which one do you think is a more preferable from an environmental perspective: remanufacturing or recycling? Justify briefly. According to the waste reduction pyramid, remanufacturing is a preferable since it actually reduces the consumption of new materials and encourages reuse....
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