I am a customer of dell and i can attest that their

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I am a customer of Dell and I can attest that their lead times are quick and I like how their website allows you to customize the computer that you need. By Dell customizing their product for customers they are giving customers more options and quick response times. They must have to keep a great relationship with their suppliers in order for them to continue to meet customers’ demands. Source: https:// www. linkedin.com/pulse/20140630074645­133871272­real­life­examples­of­ successful­ jit­systems Thread: Question 4. Brittany Butler Post: RE: Question 4. Brittany Butler Author: Posted Date: February 1, 2016 10:09 PM Status: Published Brittany – That’s a great point you make about having the suppliers house the inventory in lieu of the company to save on cost and storage space. Now, this would only work if you were able to get the products fast enough and had a great relationship with the supplier to obtain these products in ample time to ship out to the customers. I know Dell is a very large and successful company and has the ability to leverage the suppliers to house the products for them or they could just go somewhere else and no supply place would want to sacrifice that because the downside would be tremendous. But for a smaller company, it would be a bit more difficult because they may not have the leverage power needed to get the suppliers to acclimate to such a Jerimiah Burt
2/21/2016 Collection – MBA675­T303 Operations & Logistics in the (... ; 22/26 (Post is Read) request. Also, the suppliers may not be willing to quickly ship out products in a timely manner and that could hurt business. Most of the companies I found online that use JIT system and were successful seemed to be larger well established companies or smaller companies with a very precise niche. Some of those were flower shops, computer repair shops, print shops, and some small fast food places. I would say as long as you can negotiate an agreement between you and the supplier and you can live with those terms and trust that the supplier will hold up to their end of the agreed upon terms then you can be successful. Otherwise, it might be more beneficial to simply find a cheaper alternative to housing more inventory. Here are 2 of the websites I looked upon before creating my reply: ; of­successful­jit­systems/ Thanks, Jerimiah Thread: Question 4. Brittany Butler Post: RE: Question 4. Brittany Butler Author: Posted Date: February 1, 2016 10:56 PM Status: Published Brittany, Great Post. I think Dell is large enough to demand their suppliers to hold the inventory. This is good for Dell but what about the suppliers? I found an article called "Wal­Mart Put the Squeeze on Vendors", where Wal­Mart is cutting back on inventory and thus making their suppliers hold the inventory or become better in their own manufacturing and shipping processes. The article states

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