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1. Assess your supply chain?s capability of responding to this opportunity?;2. You understand that the market leader is reformulating the product and it will be ready;for national distribution in 8 weeks. How does this information affect your thinking and;response to the CEO?;3. Shipments to customers must take place within 2 days to meet market demand. What is;your plan for coordinating with your suppliers?;I need 2-3 references.;The Case For Coordination Across the Supply Chains;Background: Chapters 9 & 10 focus on coordination and planning. The authors talk about the;importance of planning and coordination at every stage of the supply chain, and the impact to;profits and inventories as well as operating costs and supply chain surplus when such;coordination fails to occur. Your company has discovered some competitive intelligence which;indicates that your fiercest competitor is experiencing formulation problems and is working;with the Government to issue a product recall. This product is in the laundry detergent category;and is sold nationally. Your company has a 23% market share and the competitor share is 25%.;Annually, your company produces 12,000,000 units of a similar product to the competitor;product being recalled.;An Executive Committee meeting is called and the CEO indicates that the recall will be;issued in 7 days and that stores will clear their shelves of the competitors product. She also;states that this is the opportunity to become the dominant company in this product category.;She also reminds the team that dominance in this category has been a company strategy for the;past two years. You know the question is coming and all eyes turn to you. The CEO asks, Are;we ready to fill the void?;Your mind races as you decide how to respond. The supply chain has experienced;fluctuations in forecast quantities over the past 3 months and your team has done a great job;of managing down the inventories to 4 weeks of supply across all components and finished;goods.;Your Challenge;1. Assess your supply chains capability of responding to this opportunity?;2. You understand that the market leader is reformulating the product and it will be ready;for national distribution in 8 weeks. How does this information affect your thinking and;response to the CEO?;3. Shipments to customers must take place within 2 days to meet market demand. What is;your plan for coordinating with your suppliers?;View Full Attachment;Additional Requirements;Min Pages: 1;Max Pages: 2;Level of Detail: Only answer needed

 

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