This project involves logistics policy. Here’s the nature of the project. The project centers on identification and analysis of a (business) situation wherein supply chain/logistics performance is a significant source of competitive advantage. This requires an application of the course concepts for analysis and description of how an organization’s supply chain can be optimized. The final product will be a case study (with outline of solutions) of the supply chain practices related to the situation identified. Develop the goals of the project and the specific data collection procedures. Source of information may be the internet, Stock Exchange, published corporate reports, direct contact with the company, etc.
The project must include an executive summary (a brief overview/main findings) and a transmittal letter of who did what (when you generate the transmittal letter just leave it blank and I will fill in the names. number it because there will be three members in my group).
The business will be the Apple Company (maker of iPods, iPhones, iPads, etc, etc) and you will focus on the following aspect: Optimizing supply chain networks and comprehensive assessment of logistics management practices.