Value Chain Analysis Example - Wal-Mart

Value Chain Analysis Example - Wal-Mart - inventory...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Example: Wal*Mart’s Value Chain Support Activities Firm infrastructure Human resources management Technology development Procurement Primary Activities Inbound Operations Outbound Marketing Service logistics logistics employee input displays/merchandising shrinkage incentive employee emphasis stock options store manager autonomy advanced order computerized sales & satellite comm’ns system tracking, UPC readers CAD to improve mix of goods Direct links to suppliers
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: inventory restocking Centralized purchasing Low supplier power Management by walking around, leased space Constant communication, no regional offices Hub & spoke Quicker restocking Distribution centers Hold less inventory Backhaul policy Floor space Skus Hard goods Inventory turn Cash & carry Meet local preferences Local pricing Few promotions No questions Asked refund policy...
View Full Document

Ask a homework question - tutors are online