Supply Chain Management

1653 WordsJun 2, 20137 Pages
12 1. ------------------------------------------------- What is the primary purpose of Warehouse and transportation execution systems? ------------------------------------------------- Answer | | b. They address long-term strategic questions as facility location and sizing | | | a. They support tactical planning efforts by allocating "fixed" logistics capacity | | | d. They store goods and move them | | | c. They initiate and control the movement of materials between supply chain partners | 1.5 points Question 2 1. ------------------------------------------------- In the San Diego distribution center (DC) information flow example, dealers not being notified automatically of order status would be classified as…show more content…
c. Asset-heavy. PCH need to maintain a global network of facilities with excess capacity to meet unexpected client requirements. b. Asset-light. PCH specialized in brand management for its clients and required few assets. . The Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) pain points in China that led to Liam Casey establishing PCH consist of all of the following EXCEPT: Answer d. The changing capabilities of large technology companies (有可能) b. The difficulty of suppliers in obtaining financing for their operations c. The changing demands of customers who sought highly customized products and experiences a. The difficulty of identifying appropriate vendors from the hundreds available What was the source of the downside to the EMS business model? Answer d. Higher overhead costs b. High customization of production process c. Small batch sizes a. Reliance on economies of scale to reduce costs . 1.5 points Question 2 The physical supply chain refers to the steps when physical goods from _____ to _______. Answer c. Product concept, final customer d. Manufacturer, distributor b. Order, transport a. Order, purchase The information flow profile: Answer b. Is a map of the exchanges of information within a firm on a daily basis d. All of the above a. Is a map of the exchanges of information between a firm and both its customers
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