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AM 270 Week 14

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AM 270 Week 14 AM 270

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covers notes on global sourcing
Merchandising processes
Ruoh-Nan Yan
Class Notes
merchandising, Sourcing and Supply Management
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by luke koppa on Friday April 29, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to AM 270 at Colorado State University taught by Ruoh-Nan Yan in Winter 2016. Since its upload, it has received 23 views. For similar materials see Merchandising processes in General at Colorado State University.


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Date Created: 04/29/16
AM 270 Week 14 Chapter 11 Global Sourcing o Competition  Leader vs. follower  Could gain from using an unknown manufacturer, but it is very risky o Distance  Affects throughput time, shipping time, etc… o Political and economic environments  o Government regulations  Tariffs (duty)  Taxes charged on goods that are imported   Help increase revenues for the government   12 free trade agreements (FTA’s) with 18 countries  o Elimination of tariffs o NAFTA  North American FTA o DR­CAFTA  Central America + Dominican Republic FTA  Import Quota  Limit on quantity of goods that can be produced abroad and sold  domestically   Absolute Quota o No further entries are allowed when quota is met  Tariff­rate quota o Higher duty rate after quota period  By category  o Ex: yarn, fabric, or apparel o Square Meter Equivalents (SME)  Amount of fabrics required to make a garment or  group of garments   Determine quantities of apparel exported and  imported around the world   Multiple contracting countries may be necessary  Different countries have different specifications o Cost o Expertise in various types of products o Fashion vs. basic items: may need a closer factory for  fashion items for shorter throughput time   For basic­ may need larger capacity but not care  about time as much o Tariffs/quotas  o Socially responsible sourcing   What is Socially responsible sourcing (SRS)  Inclusion in purchasing decisions of the social issues advocated by  organizational stakeholders   Organizational stakeholders: customers, employees, suppliers,  shareholders, management  Workplace Code of Conduct by Fair Labor Association (FLA)  No child labor  No forced labor o Bonded labor­ paying off debt by working for extremely  low wages   No harassment/abuse  Health and safety requirements   Freedom of association and collective bargaining o Potential for creating unions, clubs, etc…  o Collective bargaining­ negotiate as a group   Nondiscrimination   Working hours  Overtime compensation   Environmental protection 


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