BUS 698 Entire Course ( Week 1-6 ) Complete Course

BUS 698 Entire Course ( Week 1-6 ) Complete Course

 

BUS 698 Week 1 DQ 1 Alignment

 

Discuss the concept of alignment in the supply chain process. When transporting a product, is the supply chain alignment different for different products such as soft drinks versus clothing?  How does the alignment affect the organization’s logistics strategy?   Respond to at least two of your fellow classmates’ postings.

 

BUS 698 Week 1 DQ 2 Dell

 

Logistics relates to the concept of customer relationship management (CRM) to gain or maintain consumer support. Discuss the various ways in which a company like Dell utilizes this logistics strategy. Respond to at least two of your fellow classmates’ postings.

 

BUS 698 Week 1 Assignment Case Analysis

 

BUS 698 Week 2 Description

 

BUS 698 Week 2 DQ 1 Value Chain

 

                                                                                                                    

Explain what is meant by the term “value” in a supply chain. How can it be best measured in a supply chain? How does increasing value in a supply chain help align supply chain operations to the business mission?  Respond to at least two of your fellow classmates’ postings.

 

BUS 698 Week 2 DQ 2 Supply Chain Risk

 

All supply chain activity involves some degree of risk. Identify six potential sources and causes of risk in global supply chains. Research the University library to find support for counter measures for each of the six risks you identify.  Document those sources. Respond to at least two of your fellow classmates’ postings

 

BUS 698 Week 2 Assignment Global Strategy

 

 

BUS 698 Week 3 Description

 

BUS 698 Week 3 DQ 1 Speed to Market

 

The agile supply chain utilizes the idea of “speed to market” in order to get the product to the end-consumer as quickly as possible as we often see happen when new technology becomes available (i.e. cell phones, flat screen TV’s, etc).  How might both the manufacturer and the end-consumer be harmed utilizing this concept?   Document your sources.  Respond to at least two of your fellow classmates’ postings.

 

BUS 698 Week 3 DQ 2 Time and Logistics

 

Why is time important to competitive advantage? Indentify and explain six key contributions that speed can make to logistics and supply chain strategy. Document your sources. Respond to at least two of your fellow classmates’ postings.

 

BUS 698 Week 3 Assignment Lean Thinking

 

 

                                                            BUS 698 Week 4 Description

 

BUS 698 Week 4 DQ 1 Manufacturing

 

The manufacturing of products such as cars or computers has shifted from take-what-you-get to made-to-order. Identify three ways this change has been beneficial to the logistics management process? Document your sources. Respond to at least two of your fellow classmates’ postings.

 

BUS 698 Week 4 DQ 2 Quick Response Logistics

 

Explain the thinking behind quick response (QR) logistics. How could QR help a retailer to plan and control product lines for a new fashion season? Document your sources. Respond to at least two of your fellow classmates’ postings.

 

BUS 698 Week 4 manufacturers and customers relations

 

 

                                                             BUS 698 Week 5 Description

 

 

BUS 698 Week 5 DQ 1 Strategic Partnerships

 

Partnerships may bring added value to strategic supply relationships, and have been described using seven factors. Identify those factors and describe each while providing an explanation of how each provides value within the cooperative relationship. Document your sources. Respond to at least two of your fellow classmates’ postings.

 

 

BUS 698 Week 5 DQ 2 Supply Base Rationalism

 

 

Supply base rationalism seeks to reduce the suppliers in which an organization deals directly to a smaller number of strategic suppliers. How does this process work? What are the benefits to each of the players in this relationship? Document your sources. Respond to at least two of your fellow classmates’ postings.

 

 

                                                           BUS 698 Week 6 Description

 

The usage and significance of third-party logistics (3PL) services has grown dramatically during the past two decades or so. Explain why this has occurred and what the benefits are, if any? Document your sources. Respond to at least two of your fellow classmates’ postings.

 

BUS 698 Week 6 DQ 2 Leading Edge Supply Strategy

 

What does “leading edge” logistics mean in terms of supply chain strategy in the future? Explain in detail in no less than 200 words. Document your sources. Respond to at least two of your fellow classmates’ postings.

 

 BUS 698 Week 6 Final Paper – Supply Chain Strategic Management