Supply Chain Performance
Achieving Strategic Fit and Scope
A companys COMPETITIVE STRATEGY defines, relative to its competitors, the SET of customer
NEEDS that it seeks to SATISFY through its products and services.
COMPETITIVE STRATEGY targets o
Understanding the supply chain
What is a supply chain?
A supply chain consists of all parties involved, directly or indirectly, in fulfilling a customer request. The
supply chain includes not only the manufacturer and suppliers, but also transpo
Chapter 16 Princing and Revenue Management in a Supply Chain
Revenue management: the use of pricing to increase the supply chain surplus and profit generated from
a limited availability of supply chain assets; selling the right asset to the right customer
Sourcing decisions in a supply chain
Purchasing ( procurement) = the process by which companies acquire raw materials, components,
products, services, or other resources from suppliers to execute their operations.
Sourcing = acquiring the
TIME SERIES-Forecasting Methods
1. STATIC METHOD
It assumes that the estimates of level, trend and seasonality within the
systematic component do not vary as new demand is observed. In this case, we
estimate each of these parameters
Network Design in the Supply Chain
In this chapter there will be a focus on facility location, capacity allocation and market allocation when
designing a supply chain network.
Factors influencing network design
Strategic Factors: a firms competi
Supply chain drivers and metrics
Drivers of supply chain performance
A supply chain performance in terms of responsiveness and efficiency is based on the interaction
between the following logistical and cross-functional drivers of supply chain p
Designing Distribution Networks and Applications to Online Sales
Distribution refers to the steps taken to move and store a product from the supplier stage to a customer
stage in the supply chain. Distribution occurs between every pair of stages