Primary Discussion Response is due by Thursday (11:59:59pm Central), Peer Responses are due by Saturday (11:59:59pm Central).
Primary Task Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write 200-250 words that respond to the following questions
Research a real-world company, such as Walmart, Starbucks, or Apple, that has expanded operations internationally. Write 200-250 words on international supply chain management using the company that you researched as your focus. Your response should answer the following questions:
- What are the main elements of a global supply chain organization?
- What are the steps involved in producing an order and shipping it to the customer in a global environment?
- What are some of the advantages and disadvantages of expanding operations internationally or sourcing goods internationally?
From manufacturing to the distribution of goods on an international scale, what are the main elements of a supply chain?
- What are the steps involved in producing an order and shipping it to the customer?
- What are some of the advantages and disadvantages of international operations?