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Supply Chain Management by Vinod V. Sople

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17

Global Supply Chain

The Dell theory of conflict prevention argues that the two countries that are both part of the same global supply chain will ever fight a war as long as they are each part of that supply chain

 

—Thomas Friedman

Chapter Objectives

To understand:

  • Global market forces
  • Local vs. global supply chain
  • Risks in global supply chain operation
  • Strategic issues in global supply chain
  • Operational factors
  • IT role in global supply chain

 

Elements of Global Supply Chain

 

Elements of Global Supply Chain

 

Global supply chain encompasses cross-border transactions and movement of goods. Due to globalization, for survival and growth, many local firms today ...

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