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Apply: Summative Assessment: Supply Chain Operations Plan

Apply: Summative Assessment: Supply Chain Operations Plan

This assignment is intended to help you build a supply chain plan/diagram for a new business by analyzing factors that affect sourcing, logistics, metrics, suppliers, and risk. A grading rubric is used for this assignment. Ensure you address each element of the grading rubric thoroughly.

This assignment has a grading rubric

Create a diagram of the supply chain of one or more products/services the organizations provides to its customers. Identify the specific suppliers, distributors, manufacturers/Service providers, wholesalers, retailers and end users (Customers).

NOTE: Do not submit as generic supply chain diagram. Use actual names of companies or products who participate in your chosen supply chain.

Use one of the following tools:

  • Excel – Recommended
  • PowerPoint
  • Visio
  • PictoGram
  • PDF
  • Other faculty-approved platform

Write an 875-word analysis of the supply chain. Include the following:

The focus of Supply Chain Management is to create a supply chain diagram, (Identify real world players who occupy the various positions of the supply chain), 

  • Value Chain – identify the value each member of the supply chain provides to the customers perceived value of the product or service you provide.
  • Flow – On your supply chain diagram identify the flow of raw materials, finished goods, communication, and finances.
  • Inputs and outputs – Name specifically those items flowing through your supply chain.
  • Risk – What are the risks to the efficiency of your chosen supply chain?
  • Sourcing – From whom do you get your raw materials (suppliers), and how do you determine which suppliers to utilize?
  • Location – How do you decide where you receive raw material in relationship to your manufacturing site and location relationship from manufacturing to customers? 
  • Logistics (transportation) – How do raw materials travel from suppliers to manufacturing and finished goods from manufacturers to customers?