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ISCOM 361 Week 5
Individual Assignment Accent Industries Example
Write a 1,050-to 1,400-word paper, addressing the topics below.
Determine how laws that affect supply chain management influence the evaluation of and
relationship with suppliers.
Define concepts of purchasing and supply measurement systems.
What are pros and
cons of measuring performance?
Summarize five to six purchasing and supply chain performance measures you feel are most
important. Explain why they are important.
Describe how you would develop a performance measurement and evaluation system.
How would ethics influence the system?
Choose two purchasing and supply strategy trends.
How will these trends affect supply chain strategies in the future?
What are some changes that may affect purchasing and supply professionals?
Create a balanced scorecard for purchasing and supply chain management, and decide how
ethics and ethical decision affect the scorecard.
Learning Team It Takes Two to Tango Response
Resource: It Takes Two to Tango in
the Electronic Reserve Readings
Research a third-party logistics provider.
Create a negotiation strategy for doing business with a new provider.
What objectives do you have for this negotiation?
What are some strengths and weaknesses of your organization and the third-party logistics provider?
What information must you research about this provider?
What are your needs? What are the providers needs?
What are some potential issues?
What negotiation strategy do you want to use?
Write a summary of no more than 1,400 words, addressing the following:
What role does third-party
logistics play in an organization?
Who benefits by employing a
Why have third-party carriers become more popular?
What trends do you see in the future for third-party carriers?
How has measuring and evaluating purchasing performance been limited in the past? How has this changed? Do you agree an organization must increase its efforts to measure performance? Why or why not?
How do you see technology changing purchasing strategies in the future? How might this affect your own organization? What are some strategies that companies can use to help employees deal with these changes?