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reliable supplier a business would not be able to deliver goods to their customer reliablyand would loose business. A business should look for a supplier that o²ers quality productsin a timely and reasonably a²ordable manner. A good relationship with a supplier canprovide ±nancing opportunities that a business might not otherwise have. Also, a goodrelationship with a supplier can lead to business innovations. If the supplier knows abusiness well enough, they may recommend additional products or services to the ownerthat add a new or improved facet to the company's o²erings.Thread:Q 5Post:RE: Q 5Author:Posted Date:October 21, 2017 7:12 PMStatus:Published(Post is Unread)Jennifer MitchellThanks for the additional clari±cation Clint!Thread:Q18Posted Date:October 21, 2017 6:22 PM
11/21/2017Collection – MBA675-T301 Operations & Logistics in the (...;19/33Post:RE: Q18Author:Status:Published(Post is Unread)David Levy RheaThanks and just to clarify the level production as we are discussing it, production is keptlevel throughout the year and demand is ful±lled by either stockouts or inventory.Dr. LevyThread:QUestion 4 - E´cient Supply ChainPost:RE: QUestion 4 - E´cient Supply ChainAuthor:Posted Date:October 21, 2017 6:18 PMStatus:Published(Post is Unread)David Levy AlexandriaThanks, in addition to the price being important I would like to add the availability of theproduct. As important as price is to Walmart, if the items are not on the shelves thecustomers would not come into the store. Hence a consistent deliver schedule on a timelybasis is also important for the e´cient supply chain.Dr. LevyThread:Question 3Post:RE: Question 3Author:Posted Date:October 21, 2017 6:11 PMStatus:Published(Post is Unread)David Levy NinaThanks and that is the reason why Dell moved into the big box stores a few years ago.Individuals want the instant grati±cation of being able to walk into a store and walk out withthe PC especially since the PC's are basically similar. The customers also like to touch andfeel it and are looking for price as well.Dr. Levy