Which of the following supply chain strategies creates value by allowing

Which of the following supply chain strategies

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Which of the following supply chain strategies creates value by allowing suppliers to have economies of scale? c. long-term partnering with a few suppliers Which of the following would not generally be a motive for a firm to hold inventories? d. to minimize holding costs Which of the statements below best describes office layout ? a. groups workers, their equipment, and spaces/offices to provide for movement of information Which of these layouts is most suitable for processing sugar from sugar beets or sugar cane? d. product-oriented layout Which of these statements about the production order quantity model is false ? d. All else equal, the smaller the ratio of demand rate to production rate, the larger is the Which one of the following distribution systems offers quickness and reliability when emergency supplies are needed overseas? c. airfreight Which one of the following does not exemplify JIT used for competitive advantage? d. Cheramie Trucking trains workers to specialize and become very efficient in one job. Which one of the following is a characteristic of a JIT partnership? d. removal of incoming inspection Which one of the following is a concern expressed by suppliers? c. production with zero defects Which one of the following is an example of JIT being used for competitive advantage? a. Jones Company has decreased the number of job classifications to just a few. Which one of the following is not a benefit of the implementation of JIT? b. variability increase Which one of the following is not a layout tactic in a JIT environment? b. fixed equipment Which one of the following is not a requirement of JIT systems? d. strong job specialization Which one of the following is not a supply chain strategy? d. short-term relationships with few suppliers Which one of the following is not common to repetitive and product-oriented layouts? c. ability to adjust to changes in demand Which one of the following performance measures is not true of a world class firm? c. large lead time Which one of the following scenarios represents the use of a kanban to reduce inventories? d. A "customer" work center signals to the "supplier" workstation that more parts are needed. Which one of the following statements about purchasing is true ? d. Purchasing has an impact on the quality of the goods and services sold. Which one of the following statements is true about the kanban system? e. The customer workstation signals to the supplier workstation when production is needed. Which one of the following statements is true regarding JIT inventory? b. It is the minimum inventory necessary to keep a perfect system running. Which term has become interchangeable with “lowest price possible?” a. “China price” Which type of layout is specifically designed to encourage employees to interact? c. open office With the growth of JIT, which of the following distribution systems has been the biggest loser? b. railroads
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