The Globalisation of Logistics & Supply Chains
Question (3,000 words)
Using your own organisation or one that you are familiar with and referring to relevant theory, concepts and wider reading, critically evaluate a particular strategic outsourcing decision at that organisation, paying particular reference to:
• The strategic rationale behind why a local or global supplier was selected?
• The role of procurement / purchasing involvement in that decision?
• The perceived strategic drivers, benefits and drawbacks of that outsourcing decision?