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Supply Chain Analytics: A Multipart Case in Sourcing, Logistics, Warehouse Location, and Inventory Planning F. Robert Jacobs

Supply Chain Analytics: A Multipart Case in Sourcing, Logistics, Warehouse Location, and Inventory Planning

F. Robert Jacobs

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This is a five-part case that contains problems that are typical of those faced by Supply Chain managers at major multi-national companies today. While each part of the case is rich in data that begs for analysis, a deep understanding of the problemMoreThis is a five-part case that contains problems that are typical of those faced by Supply Chain managers at major multi-national companies today. While each part of the case is rich in data that begs for analysis, a deep understanding of the problem requires the understanding of strategic, risk, political, and economic issues that may be difficult to quantify. Each part of the case is cast in a setting that involves the sourcing and distribution of industrial products, similar to what is faced by the W.W. Grainger Company.