CASE STUDY CONCEPT: Maximizing Supply Chain Performance to Increase Company Profits.In the restaurant industry in India, "Spice Max" is a well-known brand of Biryani Masala owned by a company named "Paramount Restaurant" which is very famous for its Hyderabadi Biryani. This delicious food
Supply chain simulation competitions are a good way to teach both supply chain skills and teamwork - a combination much in demand these days. Students practice applying what they learn in readings and lectures to solve realistic supply chain problems. And they also improve their teamwork skills.
Business is a multiplayer game between the supply chains of competing companies. Companies use their supply chains to lower operating expenses, offer more services and appeal to more and more customers. The competing supply chains of Walmart and Amazon are a case in point.Use this multiplayer
All supply chain models must be approximations to some degree because making absolutely precise measurements of supply chain entities in the real world is not possible. One can make very precise operating measurements (fractions of millimeters and seconds) at the level of a machine tool making an
You can think of business as a multiplayer game between the supply chains of different companies. Companies use their supply chains to lower operating expenses, offer new services and appeal to more customers. The competing supply chains of Walmart and Amazon are an example of this. In the 1990's
Information technology is merging with traditional technologies used in manufacturing and supply chain operations. Traditional technologies such as machines that make products in factories, forklift trucks that move products within warehouses, and vehicles that deliver products to customers are all
A supply chain is an organization composed of many different individual companies that each have their own businesses yet all work together to make and deliver products to different markets and customers. It's one thing to talk about securing the operations of a single company, but what about a
Imagine there is suddenly a real opportunity to stop the fighting in Syria. After months of tense negotiations and years of carnage, all the parties reach an agreement. But unless this agreement is implemented quickly it will collapse into chaos once again. The diplomats and politicians have reached