This simple case allows students to supply chain coordination problem in the context of a two-level supply chain to check with a dealer and a supplier. The case examines a retailer decide on the optimal order quantity from its suppliers, and the difference between this decision and the decentralized coordinated decision reached when the retailer and the supplier are part of the same company. The case, then the students that optimal supply chain contracts, find the coordinate system asks … Read more »

This simple case allows students to supply chain coordination problem in the context of a two-level supply chain to check with a dealer and a supplier. The case examines a retailer decide on the optimal order quantity from its suppliers, and the difference between this decision and the decentralized coordinated decision reached when the retailer and the supplier are part of the same company. The case, then the students can find the optimal supply chain contracts that coordinate the supply chain asks. This case, the news vendor model and supply chain coordination contracts and in courses focusing on supply chain management or operations management courses that include a supply-chain module to teach. It can be used together with “Note on Optimal Ordering Strategies and Supply Chain Coordination” (UV1087).
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Gal Raz
Source: Darden School of Business
2 pages.
Release Date: 12 January 2009. Prod #: UV1088-PDF-ENG
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