MIM 524 Global Sourcing Class one. Introduction. Welcome to Global Sourcing & Supply – MIM 524!. Agenda for the class. Welcome to Global Sourcing! Class Logistics/Expectations Review of Syllabus Careers in SCM SCM & the Firm Team Formation & Case Arguments Zin Oblisk
Welcome to Global Sourcing & Supply – MIM 524!
Automotive Pharma Service
Changes in the Business Environment
What Are Business System Changes?
An icon of international outsourcing, among other things.
Barbie has matured into a multi-billion-dollar a year industry, with sales and production on a global scale.
Mattel Inc., Barbie’s parent company, estimates that three Barbie dolls are sold every second of every day.
Design is performed in California. U.S
Oil and plastic Pallet are made in Taiwan
Her nylon hair is made in Japan;
Her body molds are made in the U.S.;
She is assembled in Indonesia and Malaysia;
She is clothed in China
Leveraged purchasing and supply strategies
Early supplier involvement in new product development
Reciprocity agreements and compensation agreements
Environmental issues and business integrity
1. Seller’s marketBuyer’s market
2. Increasing pressure on sales prices and margins leads to:
Guava Puree Case
Ties to Current Events