Explore key supply chain concepts principles and processes in an organisational context and consider good practice and failures (L01)

Write a report that examines and provides a critical analysis and evaluation of the logistics and supply chain management in a business context.

 

TITLE: Report

Completion of this work will satisfy the following learning outcomes from module BMS510

LO 1 Demonstrate key supply chain concepts principles and processes in an organisational context LO 2 Critically analyse how logistics and supply chain strategy can contribute to the competitiveness of an organisation LO 3 Critically evaluate the issues associated with the development of supply chain strategy LO 4 Evaluate the interrelationships between supply chain and other areas of an organisation

Task

With the rapid growth of globalisation and the record amount of imports the UK industry receives it is important to look at the role and contribution supply chain management makes to a business. You are therefore required to write a report that examines and provides a critical analysis and evaluation of the logistics and supply chain management in a business context.

Your report should:

  1. a) Explore key supply chain concepts principles and processes in an organisational context and consider good practice and failures (L01)
  2. b) Critically analyse how logistics and supply chain strategy can contribute to the competitiveness of an organisation following the growth in globalisation. (L02)

0 Critically evaluate the issues associated with the development of a supply chain strategy identifying solutions based on good practice models (L03)

  1. d) Evaluate the interrelationships between supply chain and other areas of an organisation considering their importance to the success of a business (L04)

Other relevant assessment information:

  • You will need to include and reference at least 8 different sources including 4 academic text books and 2 academic journals to help provide supporting evidence for any assertions that you make within your report
  • Your report should outline your research judgements as well as the conclusions drawn. You should provide a range of evidence to demonstrate your understanding of key supply chain concepts principles and processes in a business¬† context.

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