Select one manufacturing company from the Forbes list of The World’s Most Innovative Companies (www.forbes.com/innovative-companies/list/). Describe at least three examples of how innovative supply chain management practices have contributed to this company’s success. Summarize the evidence to determine whether the company uses a make-to-order or a make-to-stock supply chain, including relevant examples. Illustrate how the company has utilized at least three common types of supply contracts. Based on your review of this company, suggest at least three improvements or enhancements to its supply chain design and practices.
The Supply Chain Strategies paper:
- Must be four to five double-spaced pages in length (not including title and references pages)
- Must include a separate title page with the following:
- Title of paper
- Student’s name
- Course name and number
- Instructor’s name
- Date submitted
- Must use at least three scholarly sources in addition to the course text and the Forbes’ web site.