INSTRUCTION: students are required to design a Supply Chain Management Plan for a unique Jamaican product.
Select a unique Jamaican product and develop a Supply Chain Management Plan for this product by carrying out the tasks below:
|A.||Provide an executive summary of the organization selected (name, location, target market etc.)||10 Marks|
|B.||Design the supply chain network with the aid of diagrams||10 Marks|
|C.||Describe the transportation network design that will be used and advantages of this design||10 Marks|
|D.||Describe the benefits of any forecasting techniques used by this entity.||5 Marks|
|E.||Explain any revenue management opportunities available to that entity within the supply chain||5 Marks|
|F.||Discuss the role of sourcing and the ways of accomplishing this function along the supply chain||15 Marks|
|G.||Explain the effect or e-business opportunities within the supply chain of this||5 Marks|
|H.||The role of information systems and the internet in the supply chain||4 Marks|
|I.||analyze how each supply chain driver uses information||10 Marks|
|J.||Evaluate the major applications of supply chain information technology and the processes that they enable||10 Marks|
|K.||Discuss the impact e-business can have on the performance of this supply chain. Limit your discussions to two factors||6 Marks|
|L.||How would you utilize e-business frameworks to evaluate companies’ potential for e-business and where they should focus their e-business efforts? Illustrate an example.||10 Marks|
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Referencing (ONLY ACADEMIC SOURCES) – at least 3 textbooks and 1 academic journal in-text citations
|Content||Shows great degree of thinking and development of paper. Content indicates synthesis of ideas, in- depth analysis and evidences of research.||Shows higher degree of thinking and development of paper.||Shows more thinking and development of content. Most points are developed. Better application||Shows some thinking and development of content. Most points are underdeveloped causing a weak paper|
|Grammar||Paper is free of distracting spelling, punctuation, and grammatical errors.||Paper has few spelling, punctuation, and grammatical errors allowing the reader to follow ideas clearly.||Most spelling, punctuation, and grammar correct allowing reader to progress though paper.
Some errors remain.
|Grammatical errors create distraction, making reading difficult,
Explanation, Descriptions with examples
|Writing shows high degree of attention to logic and reasoning of points.
Clear explanations given with relevant examples
|Writing is coherent and logically organized with transitions used between
ideas and paragraphs
Good explanations with some examples
|Writing is coherent and logically organized. Some points remain misplaced and stray from the topics.
Fair explanations given with few relevant examples
|Writing lacks logical organization. It shows some coherence but lack cohesion.
Explanations and examples not very clear or relevant
|APA Citation||All sources are properly cited.||Most sources are cited.||Sources are adequately cited.||Very little to no citation.|