An Investigation of Supply Chain Management.

Feng, Jingliang and Harnett, Denise (2017) An Investigation of Supply Chain Management. The Applied Management Review, 1 (1). pp. 83-91. ISSN 2537-7841

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Abstract or Summary

Supply chain exists in any business. An efficient supply chain management can help the organisation to gain a competitive advantage by improving efficiency, reducing cost, minimising risk and maximising customer's satisfactory. Supplier base is vital to an overseas studying consultant industry, only when it owns aboundant provider resources and stay in a healthy relationship in the market. It can provide more options as it can to its customers and gain the competitive advantage in the market. This report reviewed relevant theory on supply chain and supply chain management, focusing on supplier selection, supplier relationshiop managment, and supplier evaluation. It emphasizes on vendor selection criteria, contracting strategy and supplier relationship managment. upplier evaluation is also taken into consideration on the importance and the metrics of performance measurement. A case study was conducted to investigate and analysis the supply chain managment in an overseas studying consultancy. AL Consultant Ltd. The research was completed using primary and secondary methods of information collection of AL's background and supply chain management, as well as the relevant theory in this area. With the data and analysis gathered, several recommendations are given to enhance the supply chain managementin AL Consultant Ltd.

Item Type:Journal article
Keywords that describe the item:Supply Chain Management
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
Divisions:Schools > Centre for Business, Information Technology and Enterprise > School of Business and Adminstration
ID Code:5616
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Deposited On:17 Dec 2017 22:38
Last Modified:27 Feb 2018 02:21

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