1. Based on your understanding of the push-pull view of the supply chain and the push-pull
boundary or the Customer Order Decoupling Point (CODP), answer the following
a) Goods flow control upstream of the CODP is: (i) Forecast driven or (ii) based on actual
customer orders? State your choice and provide an example.
b) Goods flow control downstream of the CODP is: (i) Forecast driven or (ii) based on
actual customer orders? State your choice and provide an example.
c) What type of inventory (Raw Materials, OR Semi-finished & Components, OR
Finished Goods) would you find at the CODP in each of these scenarios?
i. Make-to-Stock Environments (for example, P&G, Nestle)
ii. Assemble-to-Order (for example, Dell Online)
iii. Make-to-Order (for example, Boeing)
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