Technical Question #1:
There is a decrease in the quantity demanded of the computers.
There is no change in demand, as price of goods related in production is a
determinant of supply.
e) Decrease i
Application Question #3:
a) The drought conditions in the Black Sea wheat belt caused the supply of wheat to
decrease and the price of wheat to rise. These conditions were easing, which resulted in
an increased supply and lower prices.
b) The increased de
Manufacture of the X32
Analysis of the manufacture of the X32 concentrates on the base, which is a cylinder 6 inches in
diameter and 10 inches high (see diagram on page 2). Manufacturing of the base occurs in
Step # Function Time (min)
Running Head: THE RIGHT SUPPLY CHAIN FOR YOUR PRODUCT
The right supply chain for your product
The right supply chain for your product 2
Modern technology has widely been used to help companies improve their supply chain services.
Wintertime Coat Company
SECTION 1 - HW#8a
You have recently been hired as a logistics consultant by Wintertime Coat Company.
Wintertime Coat Company is a manufacturer located in Denver, CO. and you and your group must
The flow of goods: movement of materials and products between nodes via arcs
Transport operations: activities of logistics providers that result in the flow of cargo units and
vehicles between nodes
Transformation infrastructure: the physical in
Identify an issue, problem or opportunity. Find the gap and give recommendations.
25 slides, 2500 written words
5 forces analysis:
Threat of New Entrants:
Barriers to Entry large
businesses can create obstacles to make it
Flexibility: Product, Mix, Volume, Delivery. Product and Mix go together, and Volume and
Delivery. A company can be flexible up to a point, and then it becomes inefficient, but it has
to remain partly flexible or it will not be able
Marketing approach is like a Diablo: the centre is the most important. Analysis Strategy
Action (targeting, positioning, action; Observation, Decision, Action)
- SWOT (Synthesise, Justify, Prioritise) +
Cultural Studies of Consumption
Cultural Paradigm: treats consumption as a group phenomenon (not as individuals)
Using cultural factors to study markets is relatively new (1980s onwards). Psychological and
Economical factors are more traditional technique
Has a mixed culture (German Language), wine regulations are a mixture of French and
German [Grape will always been on the bottle, has taken then Grand Cru system from
Has a continental climate (cool winters, warm summers), but has
Example: Family Business. Well known successful family run wines.
Why change? Become bigger? - Make more money, more people [more family members
wanting to work in the business]
Chateau Mouton Rothschild
Situated in Pauillac, started as
SPORTSTUFF.COM CASE STUDY
Supply Chain in an Uncertain World
THIEN MAI & DONATIEN PINES
25 JANVIER 2013
Professors Walid Klibi
The company SportStuffs has developed an innovative distribution network. Its a
three part network called consolidate
Supply Chain Management
The purpose of the model is to calculate the optimal production value for the
distribution of resources. The Exel tool Solver helps in the process
Process types and operations in supply chain
2 on quantitative analysis
Strategy: Organizational and operational
Qualityout come for flexibility and speed and dependability
Flexibility (Product & Mix, Volume
1. Key factors for ensuring that products flow in a synchronous, coordinated fashion
through the supply chain include:
a. Information sharing and process synchronization
2. What is one benefit of buyer-seller collaboration in synchronized supply ch
1. You are responsible for global logistics for a multi national pharmaceutical Firm.
You are shipping product from Toronto through the US to Mexico. Which of the
following mitigation strategies is most likely to lower the risk of the products thef
1. Which of the following process metrics focuses on total process performance rather
than functional performance?
a. Cash-to Cash
2. Keeping all other inputs constant, how can Logistics increase ROI?
a. All of the above
3. Futuristics, Inc. believ