Global supply chain and logistics management
with reference to your chosen company ( ASDA)
1. describe the organisations supply chain, including its supply chain network and main supply chain partners. (25%)
2. evaluate the role of logistics within its supply chain and discuss how the organisation (ASDA) achieves its (logistics) objectives . (25%)
3.consider 2 of the following topics and appraise its relevance to the organisations ASDA
-supply chain risk management
This report should be suitably structured with an introduction and conclusion and fully referenced using harvard business style. An executive summary is not required.
your answers should be relating tot he company as well as including theoretical content form a range of books and online academic sources and business comparisons.
overall structure, bibliography and quality of writing have 10% allocated mark.
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Christopher, M. (2005), Logistics and Supply Chain Management: Creating Value-Adding Networks, (3rd Ed.), Pearson.
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David P and Stewart R. (2010) International Logistics: The Management of International Trade Operations 3rd Ed Cengage USA
Cousins P., Lamming R., Lawson B. & Squire B (2008) Strategic Supply Management: Principles, Theory & Practice. Prentice Hall.
Gourdin, K. (2001), Global Logistics Management: a competitive advantage for the 21st century, (2nd ed), Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Grant D.B. (2012) Logistics Management Pearson
Harrison A. & Hoek van R. (2011) 3ed. Logistics Management & Strategy: Competing through the supply chain. Prentice Hall.
Hill T. (2005) Operations Management (2nd Ed.) Palgrave MacMillan.
Krajewski L. J. Ritzman L.P. Operations Management, Processes and Value Chain (7th Ed.) Prentice Hall.
Lysons K. and Farrington B. Purchasing and supply chain management. 7th edition. Pearson Education Ltd (2006).
Monczka, Trent and Handfield, Purchasing and Supply Chain Management, 3e,
Thomson Learning (2005)
Naylor J. (2002) Introduction to Operations Management (2nd Ed.) Prentice Hall.
Sanders N.R. (2012) Supply Chain Management: A Global Perspective Wiley
Slack N., Chambers S. & Johnston R. (2004) Operations Management(4th Ed.) Prentice Hall.
Wisner J.D., Leong G.K. and Tan K.-C. (2012) 2ed; Principles of Supply chain Management: A Balanced Approach. Thomson
Journal of supply chain management
Supply chain management review
International journal of physical distribution and logistics management
Journal of enterprise information management
International journal of operations and production management
Journal of operations management