University of St. Thomas of Mozambique
Course: Business Management
Academic Year: 2016
Discipline: Supply Chain Management
Date: 20/ 05/ 2016.
Beer Game Report
Jot down your impressions, feelings, and reactions to the Beer Game. Think about the following
(no particular order):
1) Why are there order delays?
The order delays because I cannot predict the requests from the upstream. Thus I ordered
In scenario 4, the batch size is unchangeable. Increase setup time will reduce the
usage of inventory, which will lead to the decrease of total costs. The exhibit below
shows the process.
Challenge 1: The maximum profitability of Challenge 1 is $825.
capacity utilization must be balanced among the stations
Challenge 2 :
Capacity at the Stations changes with Investment but is NOT Fixed
investment brings better machines with less
Just-in-Time Distribution (JITD) is a program that focuses on dry products distribution and tries
to meet the need of end-consumers. If this program works, it will help Barilla cut its cost relate
with warehouse stock, raw material, dry products manufactu
Staple Stock flow DCs provide storage for short-term perishable products. The purpose
of establish the Staple Stock model is integrate the products shipped from hundreds Chinese
local suppliers, who are lack of experience of planning.
This model requires