Apple 's Supply Chain Model Essay

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APPLE’S SUPPLY CHAIN BY SAURABH PATIL INDEX Sr. No. TOPIC PAGE No. 1. Introduction 1 2. Apple Supply Chain Model 2 3. Digital Supply Chain 8 4. Reasons why apply is successful 11 5. Benefits 13 6. Challenges 14 7. Conclusion 15 8. Reference 16 LIST OF TABLES TABLE No. TABLE NAME PAGE No. 1. Number of suppliers according to country 6 LIST OF DIAGRAMS DIAGRAM No. DIAGRAM NAME PAGE No. 1. Apple’s supply chain 2 2. R&D Revenue 4 3. Apple’s machinery and equipment spending 5 4. Digital supply chain components 8 1. INTRODUCTION Apple Inc. is an American multinational company which designs and sells consumer electronics and computers. The company has its headquarters at Cupertino, California. Apple was founded by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and Ronald Wayne in April 1976 to develop and sell personal computers. Apple Inc. is a world leader in innovation, product design and development, branding, marketing and software ecosystems. Apple products include iPhone, iPad, Mac computer, iPod, Apple Watch smartwatch, and the Apple TV. Apple 's also his own software naming iOS operating system. Apple Inc. has evolved over the years, from its humble beginnings of products being assembled in Steve Jobs garage to the “World’s Most Valuable Brand“, worth $741.8 billion today. Apple has 116,000 permanent employees as of July 2016, and have 478 retail stores in seventeen countries. Apple Inc. is also the second biggest manufacture of smartphones in the world. SUPPLY
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