SCM 300 Module 8 Study Guide
SCM 300 Module 8 Study Guide SCM 300
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SCM 300 MODULE 08 Study Packet Module 08 Socially Responsible Supply Chain Management Reading Assignments Concepts Terms and Lists 138 9 138 Disaster Relief 149 Supply Chains 51 139 148 Examples Table 1 140 150 150 1378 140 1 140 142 1 151 FedEx Fed Ex uses a supply chain that is ready for anything They do not use a wait and see type of process they prepare well in advance for the unknown For hurricane Katrina they were able to place Red Cross Aid Ice bags and other things to areas that would need it After the flood they were able to move 135 miles a move that would normally take 6 months took them a week Sustainability meeting human needs through good business practices 0 Financial responsibility addresses the financial needs of shareholders employees consumers or any other party that provides capital for the business to do business 0 Environmental responsibility addressing the planets needs and being responsible to improve the environment through business practices 0 Social responsibility addresses the ethic moral and philanthropic expectations that society holds Humanitarian logistics planning implementing and controlling the efficient cost effective flow and storage of goods and materials as well as related information from the point of origin to the point of consumption in order to alleviate the suffering of vulnerable people Challenges in supply chain sustainability 0 Environmental protection 0 Productivity improvement 0 Risk minimization 0 Innovation Reverse logistics controlling the efficient cost effective flow of products and info from point of consumption back to the point of origin Closed loop supply chain focuses on complete chain of operations from the birth to the death of a product Reverse logistics are considerably more expensive than forward logistics Important in the electronics industry Recycling is reverse logistics HP and WalMart HP created a recycling plant or landfill where old electronics are recycled The good parts are sold to firms and the rest is sent off to be reused WatMart uses the sandwich to crumpled waste together and load it away for it to be recycled into new products Reverse logistics can be profitable Route planning An activity that seeks to find the shortest route to deliver a service or product Transportation isses SCM 300 MODULE 08 Study Packet Air convenient and fast but expensive Trucks not fuel efficient but can reach many places Water can carry heavy loads so not as many shipments Rail most fule efficient SCM is still intact whe disasters hit The time table and ultimate customer for supplier changes Challenges of SCM when distaer hits 0 Design implication many supply chains have to be redesigned when distaster hits 0 Command and control United nations usually have control but the local government is included Local government might withhold access to area until it is safe 0 Cargo security shipping goods in third world countries may experience delays tdue to theft bribaries security checks etc o Donor independence many agencies who want to help wont have a list of needed supplies so they will guess and that will lead to over supply of a good or service 0 Change in work flow supplies are sent right away wthout knowing demand once demand is know the supply may change 0 Local infrastructure transportation may be limited 0 High employee turnover 0 Poor communication technology is fragmented telephone lines disrupted SA80002008 must be recertified every 3 years A list of standards covering nine dimensions of ethical workforce and management Child labor forced labor health and safety freedom of association and right to collective bargaining discrimination discipline working hours compensation management systems CASE Starbucks Corp Building a Sustainable Supply Chain Domino 159167 1 From which parts of the world is coffee sourced Why is that a concern for Starbucks Latin America 50 Pacific Rim 35 East Africa 15 2 Describe their supply chain suppliers processors 3 What is CAFE practices and what is its purpose What are the benefits to Starbucks 0 Was a way to ensure a sustainable supply of high quality coffee beans 1 Increase economic social and environmental sustainability Encourage Starbucks suppliers to implement CAFE practices Purchase majority of coffee under CAFE by 2007 Negotiate beneficial long term contracts with suppliers Build god relationships with suppliers Promote transparency Benefited the entire supply chain From the farm to the consumer 4 How does a company join CAFE practicesrequirements What are the benefits once they join They have to meet certain requirements If you have a 60 percent uou are seenas a good supplier At 80 percent you are viewed as excellent and get 05 for every pound 5 What are some of the challenges Starbucks faced in implementing CAFE practices Could be difficult implementing new practices hard to communicate through entire supply chain very labor intensive to evaluate farmers on the CAFE regulations OOOOOOO Required Web Article WalMart s New Sustainability Mandate in China http wwwbusinessweekcomprin rticlesm 0946walmartsnewsustai nabilitymandate i nchina 1l3e0dartice o What are some of the primary directives WalMart has established for its Chinese suppliers 0 Issues related to Sustainability Issues related to Quality Transparency issues SCM 300 MODULE 08 Study Packet 0 No defective product returns improved environment goals suppliers must reveal the name and location of ever subcontractor and factory in the production process will drop suppliers if they do not comply after a certain time o What will WalMart do if suppliers do not comply At first Longterm Work with them and then drop them 0 What did one supplier cite as WalMart s corporate culture problem All about price price price will be difficult to change Not required httpwwwwalmartchinacomendlishwalmartindexhtm Social Responsibility SR Basics 0 While the definition of SR differs from person to person according to SCM 300 what might constitute a SR firm 0 Legal and ethical practices and attitude toward customersassociates 0 Community committed to programs and practices that benefit society 0 Environmental sustainability earth friendly business practices Arguments for behaving in a SR manner 0 Responsible globallocal citizen Avoid legal issues Public relations Business risk piloical resoirces shortage Increased profits lower costs 0000 o Ties between SR and SCM 0 Customer business partner labor culture and community and environmental related issues 0 SCM can help companies eliminate waste proliferation of legal and ethical business practices improve quality of life 0 Barriers toarguments against companies acting in a SR manner 0 Reduces profits takes focus away from business may aquire too much social power problems solved according to western values 0 Lack of knowledge perception vs reality scrutiny by media and special interest groups Legal and Ethical Supply Chains 0 Ethical issues that global supply chains confront o Supplier relationships 0 Logistics environment 0 Manufacturing and labor related issueshiring practices work conditions environmental impact closing and relocating facilities Humanitarian Supply Chains o Humanitarian challenges that can be aided by good SCM 0 Challenges to running efficient and effective humanitarian supply chains SCM Sustainability Basics 0 Why is the supply chain a logical place to look to when trying to green up a company 0 Define sustainable developmentdesign Basic definitions for the environmental terminology discussed in lecture Cradle to grave design Designing products and services with only the useful life of the productservice and its materials in mind Manufacture to disposal Cradle to cradle design Ecologically intelligent design that considers not only the useful life of the product but also the recovery disposal and reuse of the materials and components that make up the product 0 Waste Equals Food type programs 0 Eliminate the idea of waste SCM 300 MODULE 08 Study Packet 0 When there is no waste there is nothing to regulate 0 Products of consumption completely biodegradable items 0 Products of service return items reuse materials in other products 0 End of pipe solutions Solutions geared at dealing with the outputs of traditional supply chains 0 Triple bottom line Attempt to balance economic social and environmental concerns 0 0 Why should companies consider developing sustainable supply chains Supply Chain Sustainability Program and Methods 0 Discuss how each supply chain function has a stake in defining the sustainability of the organization 0 What are some options for companies seeking to become green Consider measurement design and other issues Be able to discuss how that program can help companies develop a more successful and sustainable supply chain
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