If we look at the problem operational complexity presented in the case, option 4 Dell managed 3PI most reliably solves the these issues However, if a problem like acute chipset shortage crops up, none of the options provided including option 4 will be easily sustainable This is because the chipset integration with the motherboard occurs before the L5 and L6 manufacturing stages Thus when a chipset shortage occurs, no matter what option we choose, a delay in production of the desktop will occur since the motherboard cannot be manufactured without the chipset produced by companies like Intel, AMD Q3: How easily sustainable is your recommendation for the previous question if chipset shortage further deteriorates?
Basic principles of SCM 4 4. Dell succeeded with an Internet-based business model by concentrating on the accuracy, agility and speed that its much larger competitors could not match. Less manufacturing infrastructure change required, less impact on existing Supply Chain Network A self owned 3PI will also imply effective quality control as ownership is in Dells hand.
They can become more effective by reducing the lead-time to ensure that they meet the needs of their customers.
Significance and Advantages of supply chain management 17 Larson, SCM encompasses the planning and management of all activities involved in sourcing, procurement, conversion, and logistics management activities. Gopi Krishna Akella Table of content 1.
Conclusion and recommendation 21 Advantages of SCM 4 5. Nevertheless, a large number of firms failed in e-business. Introduction 1 2. Case study description 6 8. Conclusion 8 9. This will also mean less impact on the supply chain and lead time.