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Supply chain management and organizational profitability

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I need help with this:
Research a company that uses supply chain management (SCM) and look at how their organizational profitability is affected by it. Research a company that uses supply chain management. Be sure to review your lessons and assigned readings.
Write a 1-page (250-word) paper. Include the following in your paper:
- A description of the company you researched
- An explanation of how they use supply chain management
- A brief explanation of how supply chain management affected the organization's profitability

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The company that I have selected is Wal-Mart Stores. The company is a US based multinational retail company that runs chains of large discount department stores and warehouse stores. It has become the world's third largest corporation. It has also launched its mail subscriber service. In US alone there are 629 Wal-Mart discount stores and 3,029 Supercenters.

Wal-Mart Stores supply chain management begins with identifying sources that provide the best products at the best prices. Wal-Mart Stores establishes long term relationships with suppliers for high ...

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The response provides you a structured explanation of the supply chain of Wal-Mart Stores. It also gives you the relevant references.