Advanced Supply Chain Management-1st-2016-NMIMS

Advanced Supply Chain Management-1st-2016-NMIMS
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Q1. The objective of supply chain management (SCM) is to remove time and cost from supply chains, improving profitability and/or competitiveness. Most applications and benefits have resulted from alliances between large retailers and large packaged goods vendors. Firm-size implications are important. While small and mid-sized growers may find the cost to be high the innovation of logistics provided by outside suppliers is an alternative. Discuss specific applications of SCM in the produce industry, with emphasis on factors such as perishability and production variability. Explain how to incorporate outsourcing into your business. (10 marks)
Q2. An automobile manufacturing company's planning considers the total number of cars planned for the individual models, colours, or options which results often in high inventory and cost of production. As they are unable to match supply and demand, planning proposes to use aggregate planning.How do you think aggregate planning can help them? What are the options for situations in which demand needs to be increased in order to match capacity? (10 marks)
Q3 a. Once the 'make-or-buy' decision has been made, explain the next step to decide on sourcing. (5 marks)
Q3 b. The past few years have witnessed the rapid growth in business process outsourcing, to areas such as manufacturing and product design. The goal then was often largely restricted to achieving operational efficiencies. Do you think that organizations should now move from "tactical" to "strategic outsourcing? Explain with reasons and examples (5 marks)
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