Supply Chain Management and Logistics Case Study by supercalifragilistic

Supply Chain Management and Logistics
This paper discusses necessary changes to the Hewlett-Packard company's printer supply chain.
# 98328 | 1,624 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Sep 17, 2007 in Business (Companies) , Business (Information Mgmt. and Systems)

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The paper relates that HP's fundamental challenge is in aligning its supply chain, manufacturing and fulfillment systems with the demands from inside and outside the company. The paper analyzes the options of creating a sales and operations planning framework, implementing a supplier performance measurement system, or building additional factories. The paper focuses on implementing a sales and operations planning framework and shows how it will deliver the most lasting and permanent change to the processes inside HP to keep the company competitive in the ink-jet market.

Purpose of the Study

Sample of Sources Used:

  • AMR Research. The Handbook of Sales and Operations Planning Technologies. Boston, MA. 2006
  • Aberdeen Group. Manufacturers, Do you Know How Well Your Suppliers Perform? Boston, MA. 2005
  • Aberdeen Group (a). Global Supply Chain: What Are Innovators Doing? Boston, MA. 2006

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