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Indvidula Assignment Week 7


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To prepare for this Individual Assignment, read the Required Learning Resources below.



Consider the following scenario:



You have been employed as a supply chain consultant by an organisation that wishes to set up a new operation to manufacture jeans trousers in Asia and supply to retailers in Western Europe. You are required to prepare a 1,500-word report presenting a design of the proposed supply chain. Your supply chain should extend from the base suppliers to the consumers. As part of your design, you are expected to identify possible locations (country and city only) for the proposed manufacturing operation and justify your choice. In addition, you should identify the risks associated with the supply chain you have designed.



Be sure to read over your Individual Assignment before submitting it to your Instructor. Make sure the spelling and grammar are correct, and the language, citing and referencing you use when providing your opinion are appropriate for academic writing.



Leaqrning Resources



Ferrer, M., Santa, R., Hyland, P. & Bretherton, P. (2010) ‘Relational factors that explain supply chain relationships’, Asia Pacific Journal of Marketing and Logistics, 22 (3), pp.419-440.


Jacobs, F.R. & Chase, R.B. (2014) Operations and supply chain management.14th global ed. New York: McGraw-Hill.


Chapter 22, ‘Workcenter scheduling’ (pp.586-617)


Cox, A. (2004) ‘The art of the possible: relationship management in power regimes and supply chains’, Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, 9 (5), pp.346-356.




Ambrose, E., Marshall, D. & Lynch, D. (2010) ‘Buyer supplier perspectives on supply chain relationships’, International Journal of Operations & Production Management, 30 (12) pp.1269-1290


Cox, A., Watson, G., Lonsdale, C. & Sanderson, J. (2004) ‘Managing appropriately in power regimes: relationship and performance management in 12 supply chain cases’, Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, 9 (5), pp.357-371


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