Hi Everyone! For this discussion, the initial post by each student should be in the range of 200-250 words. In the previous two discussions, many initial posts were much longer than this. So, having shorter posts makes it easier to both read by the other students and it leaves some of the material for the other students to post as well.;Choose one of these topics (below) and write a response accordingly.;Explain the nature of economies of scale and economies of scope and the manufacturing strategies that stem from these two distinct phenomena.;Discuss the changing trends in manufacturing, including lean manufacturing, Six Sigma goals, just-in-time supply, and design for logistics.;Explain the logistics planning process with an emphasis on forecasting methods and techniques.;FYI, an excel spreadsheet is mentioned in this Week's case (Case Analysis 4). Here is a reference to the files that come with the text.;Data Sets for Cases. (n.d.). Supply Chain Management. Retrieved November 17, 2013, from...;http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0078024056/student_view0/index.html;module 5;Hi Everyone! For this discussion, the initial post by each student should be in the range of 200-250 words. Discuss situations in your life that apply and/or have applied to the video presented in the Module about the ever-changing world.;http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yuKu6PZXCIY;This is a good video that really gets everyone thinking about how much change is actually happening around us. I look forward to your posts.
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