CASE STUDY CONCEPT: Mission & Operations Planning (M&OP) for Disaster Response Supply Chains.Earthquakes are not uncommon in the foothills of the Himalaya Mountains. But nobody can predict exactly when they will happen, so each one is a surprise. And then people have to respond quickly.
CASE STUDY CONCEPT: Battle Strategy and Logistics are Two Sides of the Same Coin.The path taken by the German Army in its advance on Moscow in the summer of 1941 was largely dictated by logistics. The regional transportation network of railroads and paved highways existing at that time had three
CASE STUDY CONCEPT: Supply Chain Planning Under Conditions of Stress and Uncertainty.Situation Report -- Imagine there is suddenly a real opportunity to stop the fighting in Syria. The UN Security Council has approved the Munich Security Conference recommendation previously endorsed by the
CASE STUDY CONCEPT: Timeless Supply Chain Challenges (inventory, location, transportation, and the bullwhip effect).Imagine it is the year 210 A.D. and you are the head of the largest merchant trading house on the Silk Road. The long prosperity of the Pax Romana has created strong demand in the
CASE STUDY CONCEPT: Challenges of Disaster Response Supply Chains and Humanitarian Logistics.You are in charge of coordinating a major disaster response effort. You are working with a geographically dispersed team of people from different disaster response organizations ranging from government
CASE STUDY CONCEPT: Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) with Simulations to Support Business Growth. You connect your laptop to the boardroom projector, and the image shown below appears on the big screen at the front of the room. Conversation dies down as everybody turns to look at what
CASE STUDY CONCEPT: Bold Strategies Cannot Succeed without Support of Suitable Supply Chains.Imagine you are the officer in charge of logistics for the Japanese invasion of India in the spring of 1944. You are supporting four divisions attacking from Burma across some of the most forbidding
CASE STUDY CONCEPT: Managing Transportation and Operating Costs in a Growing Business.Congratulations, you've just joined the S&J Trading Company. They have big plans, and you'll be the one to carry them out. This video gives you a quick introduction to the challenges ahead. And it shows how