Supply Chain Management

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Semester Timeline/ Assignments PAST DUE: Ford Motor Company (Strategy, Complexity, Push vs Pull) 1. What advantages does Dell derive from virtual integration? How important are this advantages in the auto business? 2. What challenges does Ford fact that are not faced by Dell? How should Ford deal with these challenges? 3. If you are Teri Takai, what would you recommend to senior executives? Tow what degree should Ford emulate Dell’s business model? Herman Miller: Innovation by Design? (Supply Chain Strategy) 1. What are the main elements of Herman Miller’s history, design philospophy, and corporate values? How have they influenced the company’s success? 2. What led Miller SQA to develop a new business model to serve its…show more content…
Due Wednesday, February 26, 2014: Case Presentation Modeling and Optimizing the Public Health Infrastructure for Emergency Response In this email I have attached the case for everyone to have. We may have to have a special meeting to make sure we have everything in order. Exel plc – Supply Chain Management at Haus Mart (Logistics and 3PLs) Due Monday, March 3, 2014 1. How is value added in supply chain management through better planning versus better execution? 2. Why do companies outsource freight management and contract logistics to third-party logistics providers (3PLs)? Why do 3PLs perform these activities better? 3. How would a deep understanding of supply chain execution and stronger capabilities in execution allow companies to make better supply chain planning decisions? Please be specific. For example, how would a better understanding of execution lead to better inventory-management decisions? 4. Should Exel move into joint planning with Haus Mart? Sport Obermeyer, Ltd. (Sourcing, Forecasting, Production Planning) Due Monday, March 17, 2014 1. Using the sample data given in Exhibit 10, make a recommendation for how many units of each style Wally Obermeyer should order during the initial phase of production. Assume that all ten styles in the sample problem are made in Hong Kong, and that Obermeyer’s Initial production commitment must be at least 10,000 units 2. What operational changes would you recommend to Wally to improve

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