The case is at a real supply chain management outsourcing decision for a major manufacturing company. The company has been disguised for reasons of confidentiality. The case discusses various types of outsourcing, supply chain management, the benefits and risks of outsourcing and different pricing models for outsourcing contracts. Students need a management decision and answer these questions: Is supply chain outsourcing is a viable option for DB Toys? What will be the return on investment? … Read more »

The case is at a real supply chain management outsourcing decision for a major manufacturing company. The company has been disguised for reasons of confidentiality. The case discusses various types of outsourcing, supply chain management, the benefits and risks of outsourcing and different pricing models for outsourcing contracts. Students need a management decision and answer these questions: Is supply chain outsourcing is a viable option for DB Toys? What will be the return on investment? What is the best outsourcing model? What is the best pricing model?
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Mark Jeffery,
David Bibb,
Michael Dowhan,
Daniel Grace
Lisa Jackson,
Woody Maynard,
Derek Yung,
Steve Johnson
Source: Kellogg School of Management
24 pages.
Release Date: 1 January 2006. Prod #: KEL256-PDF-ENG
Supply Chain Outsourcing at DB Toys HBR case solution