Supply Chain Capabilities
For this assignment, use your coursepack to review the case of “Half a Century of Supply Chain Management at Wal-Mart” by Mark and Johnson. In 2–4 double-spaced pages, analyze this case and address the following questions:
Are Wal-Mart supply chain capabilities still a source of competitive advantage? Why or why not?
How is Wal-Mart doing? How does it compare to its competitors?
As Johnnie Dobbs, Wal-Mart’s executive vice-president (EVP) of logistics, where would you spend your money or focus your energy?
Where do you see the opportunities for Wal-Mart in its global supply chain?