Supply Chain Management – Brazilian Supermarket – Impact of New Initiatives Assignment Help
The Supply Chain Management Director of the Brazilian Supermarket chain Compretudo is looking for a new Freight Forwarder to manage their trade lane from the suppliers in your country and your neighbouring country, as described in Assignment 2. You have previously identified those countries. If successful the new Freight Forwarder would take over all Compretudo’s freight forwarding business. You are the Business Development Director for Fast and Lose (F&L), an expanding Freight Forwarding business in your country. You are changing F&L’s business focus more towards global supply chain management. Because of the potential business from Compretudo you are thinking of partnering with a Freight Forwarder in Brazil, ‘Rápido e Apertado’.
Compretudo’s Supply Chain Management Director has asked you for an appraisal of their supply chain security issues and how you would enhance their supply chain visibility.
In 15 00 words your report should cover:
The benefits of sourcing their goods from your country and your neighbouring country (previously identified) but with suggestions for risk mitigation and security;
How Fast and Lose would co-ordinate and manage the various supply chain management roles and activities in moving the goods from the sellers in your country and in a neighbouring country (previously identified) to the point of consolidation in your country, shipping to and distribution in Brazil.
An appreciation of the potential risks to the security of their end to end supply chain in this specific scenario and any initiatives that may improve security and visibility and win the new business.
Identify the benefits of outsourcing to your country and a neighboring country along with suggestions for mitigating any risks and threats to security posed by outsourcing.
Explain how fast and Lose would co-ordinate and manage the various supply chain management roles and activities in moving the goods from the sellers in your country and a neighboring country to the point of consolidation in your country, shipping to and distribution in Brazil.
Describe the potential supply chain security risks in this specific scenario and any initiatives that may improve security and visibility.
Use informed sources to appropriately support your position.
communicate effectively in academic writing
provide due and appropriate in text and end of text referencing in accordance with the required APA (6th Ed) style.