Business Driven Technology Chapter 3 Homework

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Homework # 1
Got Milk? It’s good for you Unless it’s contaminated

1) Explain why the supply chain can dramatically impact a company’s base performance.

Supply chain management involves the management of information flows between and among stages in a supply chain to maximize total supply chain effectiveness and profitability. The dozens of steps are required to achieve and carry out each of the above components. SCM software can enable an organization to generate efficiencies within these steps by automating and improving the information flows throughout and among the different supply chain components.

2) List all of the products that could possibly be affected by a problem in the U.S. milk supply …show more content…

If Starbucks moves forward with its plan the Chinese plantations could more closely resemble corporate farms.
Cons – Starbucks has built a reputation of superior quality for its coffee drinks. By branding Starbucks as a trusted provider of premium coffee it has enabled the company to charge high margins for its coffee drinks. China is not known for quality

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