supply chain management 30

Due Wednesday 7/9/14 – before midnight eastern time.

Unused/ Original. No copy-paste work!!


Write 500–600  that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions with your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.

Because you just came on board, the chief executive officer (CEO) has asked you to address the senior staff about the role of logistics in the future direction of the company, which the CEO has also announced to everyone as the reason you are joining the firm. You begin the meeting, going around the room and asking each staff member for his or her understanding of what logisticsmeans, and how it can play an increasingly important role in business success.

Describe the following:

  • What logistics means in today’s business world
  • Why it is becoming increasingly important for business success