Scenario Top of Form
NOTE: In answering the questions below, the paper should discuss/ focus on the principles of Supply Chain Integration, Supply Chain Strategies, and Distribution Strategies.
Please take a look at the following “Distribution Strategy” (slides 1-7) that illustrates the scenario.
- Paper needs to answer and discuss the following questions:
2. Please elaborate on how and why the centralized management strategy is an effective/correct strategy to use in this situation (additional factors).
- Please discuss “challenges” that are associated with the centralized management strategy (for example, information network layout).
- Please elaborate on how does this additional factors/information factor into effective distribution strategies?
Simchi-Levi, David, Kaminsky, Philip, Simchi-Levi, Edith, (2008). Designing and Managing the Supply Chain: Concepts, Strategies and Case Studies, 3rd edition. 2008 New York, NY
Additional Sources: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S_yMW2b0kNk&feature=youtu.be