discussion 3

150 words

 

  1. Thinking of inputs and outputs at each level, how is the operations plan linked to the MPS? How is the MPS linked to the MRP? What levels/items are planned at each stage of this planning hierarchy? 
  2. Why is it important for a company to measure supply chain performance?  Why would a company choose to outsource a process? When would vertical integration be advantageous to a company’s supply chain? Discuss strategies a company might consider to provide more efficient supply chain operations.