The 2 1st-century Supply Chain
Spanish clothier Zara turns the rules of supply chain management on their head. The result? A superresponsive network and profit margins that are the envy of the industry.
by Kasra Ferdows, Michael A. Lewis,
SCM STRATEGY CASE: TOYS R US JAPAN Edited version of a case study originally prepared by Mark J. Kay, Assistant Professor, Montclair State University, United States. 1. Entry into the Japanese Market Japan was a particularly attractive target market for T
SCM INVENTORY MANAGEMENT CASE: POOR RECEPTION Warwick Electronic Services (WES) is a small entrepreneurship that services home entertainment equipment and small appliances. Seventy-five percent of its revenue is derived from television and VCR repairs. WE
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This case was written by Dr Helen Peck, Senior Lecturer, Resilience Centre, Cranfield University, Shrivenham, Swindon, SN6 8LA. England.
In March 2000 worldwide demand for mobile telephones was booming. Two of the international market l
SCM E-COMMERCE CASE: HOMEFRESH Homefresh was set up in 2000 as a pure player in the e-grocery market with an initial investment of 120 million in four new purpose-built fulfilment centres (i.e. dedicated order picking centres for home-deliveries) in the s
SCM INVENTORY/TRANSPORT CASE: HICKORY HILL Hickory Hill is a well-established smoked foods company specializing in smoked turkeys and has been selling its products throughout the north-western part of the continental United States since the 1960s. Initial
SCM IN-CLASS CASE: GERRARD LABORATORIES Paul McNaughton, director of distribution services for Gerrard Laboratories, a wholly owned subsidiary of the worldwide Thomson Pharmaceutical group of companies, was under strong pressure from top management to red
SCM SERVICE CASE: CHEEZY WHEEZY Starting as a small retail store in New Glarus, Wisconsin, the Cheezy Wheezy company slowly grew into a chain of nine retail shops located in both southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois. In recent years nearly all of its