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Supply chain questions

1)What is the impact of IT on your organization's supply chain? What are some specific areas where speed, agility, and responsiveness have been improved because of advances in IT?

2) When comparing two supply chains, which Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) would you recommend utilizing? Would you recommend the same for both supply chains? How well do these KPIs support their organization's competitive advantage? How can these KPIs mitigate the risk of losing a competitive advantage?

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1)What is the impact of IT on your organization's supply chain? What are some specific areas where speed, agility, and responsiveness have been improved because of advances in IT?

There is high impact of IT on my organization's supply chain. IT has helped speed up the supply chain, helped reduce incidence of stock outs and has reduced the need for large stocks. My company makes seven different types of adhesives. IT has helped purchasing because orders are sent direct from the production facility through the internet to the chemical suppliers. The information system warns the production manager when he should place the orders. The suppliers inform the facility of when the chemical consignments will be arriving and so the production personnel are prepared to receive the delivery. IT even helps the purchase officer to ...

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