Blozis Company

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SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT STRATEGIC LEADERSHIP PROGRAM Module Two Procurement and Supply Management Blozis Company Case Stu September 28, 2012 Table of Content Executive Summary Page Part 1 Executive Summary 2 Issue Identification Part 3 Immediate Issue 3 Part 4 Systematic Issue 3 Environmental & Root Cause Analysis Part 5 Qualitative Analysis 4 Alternatives Part 6 Alternatives 5 Recommendations Part 7 Recommendations 5 Implementation Part 8 Recommendations Implementation 5 Monitor and Control Part 9 Monitor and Control 6 Part 10 Conclusion 7 Part 1: Executive Summary My Decision is to analyze…show more content…
New staff will be recruited to share the work load with the expediter so he can be more focus on his roles and duties. New computer based information system will be taking into consideration for improving procurement efficiency, but only after process improvement has achieved to the desired level. But there are some competitive advantages that Blozis has in order to make the necessary changes to improve its operations in general: 1) Blozis’ sales are 16 million mainly of units designed to customer specifications. 2) The Company produces its own products to be sold off-the-shelf. Part 6: Alternatives An alternative to the Company is to hire a consulting firm in order to make a diagnosis of the Supply Chain as a whole with the purpose of reorganizing the supply chain activities as well as the human resources that it seems is completely out of control. If this study is conducted will be eliminating some of the practices such as the president likes to operate “informally” which is seen as a normal practice to the employees. Also, certain suppliers issue products to Blozis without a receipt of a PO. This business practice is a result of “good faith” but results in mismanagement of product creating loses to the company and poor customer service. Part 7: Recommendations In order to set up the proper procedures in the Supply Chain, Blozis will need to take the first step on investing in an ERP/EDI and encourage its suppliers to do the same in
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