BUS 631 Integrated Supply Chain Management Wk 3 Assignment

Manufacturing Trade-Offs

Using the same manufacturing company you selected for the Week Two Assignment:

  • Discuss the influence of three to four of the trade-offs from the following list and give an example of each in relationship to the chosen company:
  • Lot Size-Inventory
  • Inventory-Transportation Cost
  • Lead Time-Transportation Cost
  • Product Variety-Inventory
  • Cost-Customer Service
  • Discuss three to four methods of coping with the bullwhip effect from the following list and give an example of each in relationship to the chosen company:
  • Reducing uncertainty
  • Reducing variability
  • Lead time reduction
  • Strategic partnerships

The Manufacturing Trade-offs paper:

  • Must be four to five double-spaced pages in length (not including title and references pages) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site..
  • 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.

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