Intended learning outcomes: Explain concepts such as the make-or-buy decision, tariff-orientation and total cost of ownership in a global supply chain. Differentiate strategic design options for the relationships with and the selection of suppliers. Disclose strategies for intensive cooperation in the supply chain. Describe identification, assessment and handling of supply chain risks.
Section 2.2.5: Basics of Supplier Relationship Management and E-Procurement Solutions
Intended learning outcomes: Produce an overview on several categories of e-procurement solutions. Describe various classifications of an electronic marketplace according to the institutional provider, the degree of “openness”, and the range.
Overview of different types of e-businesses.
Click on the blue colored terms and get their definition as well as an example.
Small exercise on e-business success factors.
Move the signs with drag-and-drop onto the fields of the table, except for the crossed fields (leave empty)
Case Study: Supply Chain Management
The structure and implementation of supply chains and the ability to extend the company's boundaries in order to coordinate logistics functions are essential components of competitiveness today. Only through comprehensive cooperation a total optimization of the transcorporate network of companies can be achieved. This means that the kinds of business relationships that exist between the individual members of the supply chain form the basis for effective and efficient supply chain management. Therefore, the first task of any SCM project must be to analyze and position the business relationships in order to work out a sound basis for future decisions on how to proceed and to demonstrate specific improvement potential.