Supply Chain Design
EBay as a company and a product it manufactures. Using the Online Library, collect information on the supply chain design adopted by the company for the chosen product. Analyze the information and write a 2- to 3-page report in a Microsoft Word document, addressing the following:
What are the salient characteristics of the design?
How do you think the company achieves the following through its supply chain design?
Agility to incorporate Just-in-Time processes
Efficiency in meeting demands
Responsiveness to changes in the market
Risk-hedging ability to anticipate and mitigate problems, if any, in the supply chain
Do you think the supply chain design is effective in controlling the bullwhip effect? Why or why not?