Understanding the Supply Chain
A supply chain includes only the organizations directly involved in supplying
components needed for manufacturing.
A supply chain consists of all parties involved
Coordination in a Supply Chain
Supply chain coordination improves if all stages of the chain take actions that
together decrease total supply chain profits.
Supply chain coordination requires each
Supply Chain Performance: Achieving Strategic Fit and Scope
A companys competitive strategy defines the set of customer needs that it seeks
to satisfy through its products and services.
2. The value ch
Network Design in the Supply Chain
Supply chain network design decisions include the location of manufacturing,
storage, or transportation-related facilities and the allocation of capacity and roles
to each facility.
Supply Chain Drivers and Metrics
The major drivers of supply chain performance are facilities, inventory,
transportation, and information.
The major drivers of supply chain performance are custo
Zara Within Inditex
A Closer Look
Purchasing & Procurement
Inditexs Suppliers Figure
Production Facilities Figure
Zaras Supply Chain
Table of Contents
Zara within Inditex
Zara, a Spanish clothing company
Transportation in a Supply Chain
Transportation plays a key role in every supply chain because products are
usually produced and consumed in the same location.
Freight transportation costs in the
1. Place the following eras of IT infrastructure evolution in order, from earliest to most recent:
(1) Cloud Computing Era (2) Client/Server, (3) Enterprise Era, (4) Personal Computer, and (5)
Mainframe and Minicomputer.
A) 4, 5, 3, 2, 1
B) 5, 4, 2, 3, 1
Designing Distribution Networks and Applications to e-Business
Distribution occurs between every pair of stages in the supply chain.
Distribution only occurs between manufacturing and consumers
SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT (LOGS 331)
For a business that you are familiar with, or a business that you intend to establish
(whether brick-and-morter or an e-bussiness), first introduce business and business
model: Mission, Vi
Information Technology in a Supply Chain
Information is crucial to the performance of a supply chain because it provides
the basis upon which supply chain managers make decisions.
Information is th
1. A convenience store chain attempts to be responsive and provide customers what
they need, when they need it, where they need it. What are some different ways
that a convenience store supply chain can be re
Supply Chain Management
Zaras Supply Chain
In this Project I would like to discuss the Supply Chain practices from Zara and then discuss the
Supply chain practices from the supply chain in Zara Amman. Zara is a fast fashion collection
Managers and the Importance of their Skills of Negotiations
There are many factors that a person will need to consider when it comes to being a
manger. A person will find that not only will he need to think about the troubles that they will
find from bein
MI375-01 Exam 1 Study Help 1) TRUE 1. Modern digital firms use the Internet and networking technology to make data flow seamlessly among different parts of the organization; streamline the flow of work; and create electronic links with customers, supplier
1. A DBMS reduces data redundancy and inconsistency by
a. enforcing referential integrity.
b. uncoupling program and data.
c. utilizing a data dictionary.
d. minimizing isolated files with repeated data.
2. Duplicate data in multiple data files is called