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MGMT 444 Supply Chain Management Plan Guidelines Updated 10/2012

MGMT 444 Supply Chain Management Plan Guidelines Updated 10/2012
MGMT 444
Principles of Supply Chain Management
Supply Chain Management Plan Guidelines
You have been asked by the CEO to join a senior team that has been created to explore the
possibility of setting up the firm’s new supply chain. The company has been exporting a limited
number of products to several regions for several years, but as demand has increased, the CEO
is considering the possibility of setting up some form supply chain to reduce manufacturing and
distribution costs and get closer to the customer. Even though the CEO has engaged in talks
with several economic development groups in the region, he has not yet decided what would be
the best supply chain design for the current market to support the company’s long-term
business strategy.
As a key member of the team, your job is to develop a high level Supply Chain management
plan to explore the feasibility of establishing a wholly owned subsidiary in Country X.
As part of the process, he has asked you to:
• Conduct an environmental assessment of Country X.
• Identify major logistics and supply chain management issues associated with setting up
a wholly owned subsidiary in Country X.
• Provide your recommendation as to what is the best city to establish a manufacturing
and supply chain operation to meet the long-term goals of the company.
• Prepare a high level logistics and supply chain management plan to support the location
recommended above.
You have 8 weeks to prepare a report that summarizes your findings. The CEO has told you
not to worry about the budget at this point (that will be addressed at another time) and has
directed that you follow the format listed below.
I. Executive Summary
II. Supply Chain Plan
Availability and quality of suppliers
Availability and quality of third party service providers
Sourcing and procurement strategy
Planning and forecasting strategy
Inventory management strategy
Inbound and outbound transportation strategy
Warehouse/distribution center strategy
Ourtsourcing/3PL strategy
Customer Relationship Management
Supply Chain Integration
Performance management strategy
MGMT 444 Supply Chain Management Plan Guidelines Updated 10/2012
III. Next Steps — a short list of next steps to be taken once the plan is approved.
IV. Conclusion
V. References
Grading Criteria
1. Quality and Depth – 50%:
The quality of the report will reflect the amount of thought put into reporting the required
concepts. This includes integration of concepts from the course and appropriate
application. Depth of the report is reflected in the integration of outside sources, namely
academic (i.e., journal, texts and other secondary sources (no Wikipedia, or non-vetted
sources from the Internet)).
2. Organization – 15%:
How closely the report follows the required organization identified above.
3. Formatting – 15%:
i.e., typed, use of page numbers, title page, table of contents, appropriate labels on
figures and tables, etc.
4. Correct grammar and evidence of proofing – 10%:
i.e., no spelling errors
5. References – 10%:
Variety and documentation of references used. Format for citations and references must
follow APA guidelines.
Submission Schedule
Note: At Instructor’s discretion, points may be deducted for missing submission
1. Module 1: Submit summary paragraph
Submit a one-page introduction summary of your plan. This should include a fictional
company name, what the company does (aviation or aerospace related) and a summary
project schedule.
2. Module 3: Submit outline summary
Submit an outline summary of your plan. This should include all applicable parts and
identification of pertinent sources.
3. Module 7: Submit draft plan report for review/feedback (voluntary)
4. Module 8: Submit final plan report

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