Resource: Operations Management: Processes and Supply Chains, Ch. 9
Read CASE: Parts Emporium at the end of Ch. 9 (pp. 357).
Put yourself in Sue McCaskey’s position and prepare a detailed report to Dan Block and Ed Spriggs on managing the inventory of the EG151 exhaust gasket and the DB032 drive belt.
Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word report.
Discuss Parts Emporium supply chain and possible remedies for its supply chain problems.
Present a proper inventory system and recognize all relevant costs. Provide specifics for costs.
Discuss how your recommendations for these two items will reduce the annual cycle inventory, stock-out, and order costs.
Include strategic and tactical changes that might improve the company’s inventory performance, reduce variability, and improve customer service.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. Be sure to include sources with the course text at a minimum.