Part 1 (3-4 pages, not including title & reference pages) (2-3 references w/in text citations)
Identify an organization with a strong focus on distribution. Focus your research on the following:
- What are its forward and reverse distribution processes?
- How have they changed in the last 20 years?
- Provide a company overview.
- Give a summary of the financials.
- Discuss the financials relating to distribution costs or volume.
- Give your opinion on the overall health of the organization.
- Discuss any opportunities that may lie in the supply chain.
Part 2 (3-4 pages not including reference pages) (2-3 ADDITIONAL references w/in text citations)
Create a flow chart that focuses on the following:
- Include a summary of the stages of the product life cycle, both forward and backward.
- Focus in on how the stages of the product life cycle relate to this particular company.
- Provide examples and supporting documentation.