As head of purchasing and procurement for your company, you have been asked to write a brief report to the chief financial officer for the annual budget review. The organization is considering moving to an integrated supply chain and wants your input.
Write a 1,400- to 1,750-word report, addressing the following:
- Define an integrated supply chain with examples.
- Explain how an integrated supply chain strategy will contribute to the organization’s efficiency and effectiveness.
- Compare ways in which supply chain logistics strategies contribute to economic value in the United States and how it relates to your organization
Utilize charts or matrixes to represent relationships when possible.