Select one manufacturing company from the Forbes list of The World’s Most Innovative Companies (www.forbes.com/innovative-companies/list/). Describe at least three examples of how innovative supply chain management practices have contributed to this company’s success. Summarize the evidence to determine whether the company uses a make-to-order or a make-to-stock supply chain, including relevant examples. Illustrate how the company has utilized at least three common types of supply contracts. Based on your review of this company, suggest at least three improvements or enhancements to its supply chain design and practices.
The Supply Chain Strategies paper:
- Must be two to three 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.
- The Scholarly, Peer Reviewed, and Other Credible Sources (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. table offers additional guidance on appropriate source types. If you have questions about whether a specific source is appropriate for this assignment, please contact your instructor. Your instructor has the final say about the appropriateness of a specific source for a particular assignment.
- Must document all sources in APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
Must include a separate references page that is formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.