1. Discuss how each of the following helps to alleviate the bullwhip effect?
a. E Commerce and the Internet
b. Express Delivery
c. Vendor managed inventory
2. Why is the third party logistics industry growing so rapidly?
3. How can a company decide on which component to manufacture and which to outsource?
4. Discuss the advantages of a push based supply chain and a pull based supply chain.
5. Riding the crest of globalization and technology, the English language dominates the world as no language ever has. How is the global embrace of the English language transforming the international communities daily lives and hopes for the future?
6. What is the impact of Web service technology on supply chain management? Specifically, how can a third party logistics provider use this technology to either improve services or provide new services?
7. How can Decision Support Systems bridge the gap between supply chain planning and supply chain execution?